Early edition of Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens.
Octavo, xiv, 625pp. Three-quarter calf, title in gilt on spine. Gilt trimmed, with speckled edges to text block. Matching marbled paper boards and endpapers. No additional printings listed. Solid text block, light rubbing to spine and top edge, a touch of toning to top edge of leaves. Two engraved frontispiece illustrations, with numerous additional plates throughout. Lacking one plate at page 595. A near fine example, finely bound.