London: Richard Bentley, 1840, 1842, 1847.
All First Editions. Three Volumes. Bound uniformly in full crushed crimson morocco, raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, nice gilt designs on dentelles, attractive gold and brown doublures with matching free endsheets, by Tout. First issues of each volume, with the following issue points: Vol. 1 with page 236 blank (but lacking inserted slip); Page 71, line 23 reading "Sir Ralph de Shurland"; no errata on verso of contents leaf in Vol. 2; Vol. 3 with "topot" on page 350, line 2. All three half-titles present. Title-pages in vols. 1 and 3 printed in brown and black. 2-page advertisement at end of volume 1. Illustrated with full-page engravings by George Cruikshank and John Leech, including two portraits of the author. An exemplary copy of the very scarce first editions, first issues, bound uniformly. Fine.
Price: $2,750.00 Item #3336