Dombey and Son.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848.

Price: $750.00

About the item

First edition. Vignette title and 39 plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). xvi, 624 pp., lacking errata leaf. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full brown straight grained calf, a.e.g., spine gilt, with contrasting title labels. Fine. Bookplate of Samuel Augustine Courtauld and his signature dated June 1918. Smith I:8.

Item #312241

Published in parts between 1846 and 1848, and illustrated by "Phiz" (Hablot Knight Browne), Dombey and Son follows Paul Dombey and his two children, Florence and Paul, and the trials and tribulations of the family and the shipping company Paul Dombey hopes to pass on to his son.