Chapman and Hall, London, 1837. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #1409508
First edition in book form. Otavo. MDCCCXXXVII (1837) stated on the title page. With 43 illustrations by R.Seymour and Phiz, London, including the second state of most of the Seymour plates, the Phiz replacement plates for the Buss plates (with captions instead of numbers below images), and mixed early states of the remaining Phiz plates, all prior to Phiz's major re-engravings, with the early page numbers instead of the later captions and imprints below the images, including simultaneous steels of the frontispiece and vignette title. As expected in the first edition in book form, the text points are in the second state, showing corrections. Some wear, a few small tears on pages, some darkening of pages, foxing. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Smith, Dickens, I, 3. HBS 36100.