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. Complete. Rubbing to edges and light marking to boards. Small marking to p.1. where it and xvi have once been slightly stuck together. 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.