First Edition of "Hard Times"
DICKENS, Charles. Hard Times. For These Times. London: Bradbury & Evans , 1854.
First edition. Octavo. [i-vii],viii, [1-3], 4-352 pp. Some internal pages unnumbered.

Original publisher's binding of horizontally-ribbed olive moiré cloth, blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt, showing “Price 5/-” at foot, original yellow coated endpapers. Spine sunned, tips bumped and rubbed, a few water spots on front cover, internally clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy.

Smith, p. 87-88.

HBS # 67179 $1,250