DICKENS, Charles. ~ Our Mutual Friend... with Illustrations by Marcus Stone. London: [William Clowes and Sons for] Chapman and Hall, 1865.
Two vols, 8vo (210 × 130 mm), pp. xi, , 320; vii, , 309, , with half-titles, complete with 40 engraved plates. Bound with ALL wrappers and adverts (at the end of each volume). Late nineteenth-century half calf, spines rubbed, a little wear to corners, but a very good set.
First edition, bound from the original parts. Our Mutual Friend originally appeared in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts, the last part forming a double number, from May 1864 - November 1865. The first volume was published in book form on January 20, 1865; the second on October 21, 1865. This copy contains all the original wrappers and adverts (some on different coloured papers). Hatton and Cleaver p.345-370; cf. Smith, Charles Dickens, I. 15.