London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854. First edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. 352 pp. Half bound in green morocco over marbled cloth, spine with 5 gilt raised bands and elaborate gilt design and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers and pastedowns. 19th century bookplate of James Hale Bates, a pioneer in the New York advertising industry, is on the front pastedown. A very attractive copy of Dickens' tenth novel. Smith I, 11; Gimbel A136. Near Fine. Item #00007150
A few traces of light rubbing to the extremities, leaves are very clean and bright.