Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By Boz.
London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition, first issue. Three volumes. Fine later bindings by Bayntun (Riviere) in red full morocco, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to two panels (and dated at the foot), gilt decoration to the other compartments, portrait bust of Dickens and his signature reproduced in gilt to the upper and lower boards respectively, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 24 plates, including the "Fireside" plate at the rear of volume III. A charming set. Smith, I, 5. Conforming with the bibliographer's stricter points for the first issue plus some others that he lists that only appear in some copies. Item #40653