Bleak House. In Two Volumes. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. I-II.
8vo. xi, (3), 528 + vii, (3), 523 pp. Beautiful contemporary tree marbled full leather binding with gilt tooling on spine, decorated dentelles and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt, rest uncut. Illustrated with the original illustrations by “Phiz”. Additional illustrative title page in vol. I. Headbands very slightly worn, otherwise a very good set.
Kommentar: Famous literary critics G. K. Chesterton and Harold Bloom both consider Bleak House Dickens’ best novel. In the preface Dickens writes “In Bleak House I have purposely dwelt upon the romantic side of familiar things.”