Life Adventures of Nicolas Nickleby Dickens 1839 1st UK

“The Life and Adventures of Nicolas Nickleby,” by Charles Dickens, illustrated by Phiz. Published by Chapman and Hall, 1839. 1st edition. Hardcover rebound with ¾ contemporary black leather corners and spine and black cloth covered boards. Gold gilt lettering on spine is bright. Light soiling on black cloth boards. New decorative end pages in good condition. Original text block pages have moderate to heavy foxing and occasional chipping/tearing. Several pages loose but holding along binding in Contents section. Approx. 39 black and white plates by Phiz in good condition with foxing. Actual size of book: 5 ½ by 8 ½ inches. 624 pages. This is Dickens novel about a young man setting out to make his fortunes in the world in Victorian England. Rare. 1st U.K edition. Literature. Classics.