London, Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1838.
8vo. Three volumes. Pp. 331; 307; 315, with advertisements, illustrated. Original publisher’s cloth with spine title: “Oliver Twist. Boz. Vol I [III]. London. Bentley.” Clean and well preserved, largely untrimmed, minor spine repair, in box.
FIRST EDITION, Third Issue, the “Charles Dickens Issue.” With the 24 etchings on steel by George Cruikshank. “Copies of the Boz-issue (i.e. First Edition, 1st and 2nd issues) are now much more readily available than either the Charles Dickens-issue or the Second Edition (Tillotson p. xlviii).
Eckel p. 59-63.