Pictures from Italy.

Dickens (Charles)

Pictures from Italy.

The Vignette Illustrations on Wood by Samuel Palmer.

Description: FIRST BOOKFORM EDITION, woodcut vignette on titlepage, and framing letterpress of first and last pages of text, preliminaries uncut, 2pp. conjugate advertisements preceding half-title and after last leaf of text, pp.[viii], 269, [3], small 8vo, original diaper-grain dark blue cloth, spine gilt lettered direct, sides with blind stamped border and central star ornament within circular frame, pale yellow chalked endpapers, a trifle worn, good

Publication Details: Published for the Author, by Bradbury and Evans, 1846

Notes: The first seven letters of 'Pictures from Italy' appeared in 'The Daily News' under the title 'Travelling Sketches - Written on the Road'. For the first book-form edition Dickens added five more chapters, and the wood engraved design of Samuel Palmer.

Bibliography: (Pine-Coffin 844(5))

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Price: £400

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: 1846

Stock Number: 55140

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