THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT; With 40 illustrations by 'Phiz' including frontispiece and vignette title page (by H. K. Brown). Charles DICKENS.
THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT; With 40 illustrations by 'Phiz' including frontispiece and vignette title page (by H. K. Brown).

THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT; With 40 illustrations by 'Phiz' including frontispiece and vignette title page (by H. K. Brown).

London: Chapman & Hall, 1844. First Edition, second state. 8vo, pp. 622.This lacks the errata slip.This is the second issue with (the corrected) L100 appearing on the signpost (in the first issue it is erronously printed as 100L). Bound in full tan calf by Root and company, with five raised bands and labels in black and red, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt (a little rubbing at the extremities), but a very good clean copy. This is the first book edition after its original appearance in monthly parts. Eckel A72. Item #59583

from Wikipedia: " considered the last of his picaresque novels. It was originally serialised between 1842 and 1844. While he was writing it Dickens told a friend that he thought it was his best work, but it was one of his least popular novels"

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