Category: Literature

THE ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST, Or The Parish Boy's Progress; bound with A TALE OF TWO CITIES Stock code: 14217


Early printings. Two volumes in one. Bound in contemporary half green morocco and green pebble cloth boards, with five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles in gilt to the spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Large 8vo. Oliver Twist 311 pp. with illustrations by George Cruikshank; A Tale of Two Cities 254 pp. with illustrations by H. K. Browne. Each with an illustrated title page. A very good copy, the binding showing a little rubbing and a few light marks remains square and firm. Single tiny worm whole to the first 50 pages of Oliver Twist. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. Sporadic foxing to the margins throughout otherwise clean and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. An attractive early edition of two of Dickens' best known novels.