London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand. 1840-41. First Edition, First Impression. Half-Leather & Marbled Boards. First edition. Three volumes. Large octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, the spine with raised bands, contrasting green labels titled in gilt. 306 + 306 + 426 pp. Engraved frontispieces in each volume, plus numerous engravings within the text. First edition in book form, bound from the original parts, with stab-holes present in the inner margins of gatherings. Old, neat repair to head of spine on Volume One, short (one-inch) crack in binding at base of rear spine hinge on Vol Two, boards moderately rubbed on all volumes; a very good, attractive set in nice contemporary bindings. Very Good. Item #311358
¶ Contains the first book editions of "The Old Curiosity Shop" and "Barnaby Rudge"