DICKENS, Charles. ~ Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848.
8vo (215 × 130 mm), pp. xvi, 624, complete with half-title, plus engraved title, frontispiece and 38 plates. Errata (8-line) leaf bound after prelims in this copy (as often), plus additional errata slip. Occasional light spotting, but generally very clean. Bound with upper cover of one original green wrapper in later nineteenth-century polished calf, gilt panelled spine. Spine lightly rubbed, corners slightly worn. A very good copy.
First edition, bound from the parts, which had appeared from October 1846 to April 1848. Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 227-250; cf. Smith, Charles Dickens, I, 8.