Bound from the original six parts, with the ‘Edwin Drood advertiser’, and adverts bound at the rear: the first part lacking the wrappers. References to Hatton and Cleaver: part 1 lacking the 4p Brett ad; part 2 lacking the 2 ads following the advertiser; part 3 without the De Jongh ad and the second 4p Chapman catalogue; part 4 with the advertiser and the 8p Chapman & Hall’s recent publications, dated 31st July, 1870; part 5 with the advertiser and the 2p ‘A high-class weekly journal’ ad; part 6 with the pasted price label, the advertiser, and the 4p ‘A new world’ ad.
Author Charles Dickens.
Binding Handsome quarter calf binding, a little scuffed and rubbed.
Publisher London: Chapman and Hall.
Condition Heavy spotting to prelims and occasional marginal spotting thereafter.
Pages 1st ed. Frontis, vignette tile page,190, p.