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.
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.