True first issue
Charles Dickens – Martin Chuzzlewit – First UK Edition 1844 – First Issue Chapman and Hall
A first edition, first printing, first issue with the '100£' sign on the frontispiece. Bound in contemporary marbled boards with leather spine and corners. Previous owner's very small bookplate to the front pastedown. Binding is sound and tight. PP. 624 with some spotting to the prelims and to the rear pages. Small repair to page edge. Rubbing and wear to the edges, but a very good copy overall.