Desirable unsigned first edition book: The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. First edition, containing the first-issue title page featuring the vignette with transposed "100£" on the signpost and seven studs on the trunk lid, 14-line errata, and 39 of 40 etched plates by Phiz. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. Hardcover bound in full calf with spine in six compartments and gilt title label, 5.75 x 8.75, 624 pages. Book condition: G+/None, with page 385/386 and one plate missing, moderate to heavy staining to most illustration plates, scuffing and rubbing to boards, and a cracked front hinge.
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