Dombey and Son Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First issue / first edition. Bound in contemporary green half-calf over buckram boards. Gilt title on red morocco label, and gilt details to the spine and raised bands. Marbled endpapers. xvi, 624 pp. 225 x 150 mm (8¾ x 6 inches). Some first issue points: vignette title with Captain Cuttle's hook on his left arm; p.XV line 2 no quotation marks around 'the Party'; p.14 ten lines from bottom 'aint' with no apostrophe; p.26 line 11 'fidgetty'; p.284 lines 5 and 6 from bottom 'Delight'; p.324 last line 'Captain' correctly spelled; and p.582 last line with no full stop.
Some not: Errata has 8 lines; Captain spelled correctly on p.324.
Condition: Complete. Rubbing to edges and light marking to boards. Small marking to p.1. where it and xvi have once been slightly stuck together.