London: Merill and aker, 1900.
Full leather. Thirty-two volumes. Thick octavo. The Works of Charles Dickens. Edited by Richard Garnett . The manuscript edition is limited to one thousand copies which this is number 12. Elaborately illustrated with frontispiece plates including coloured etchings from the original illustrations by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), George Chattermole, George Cruikshank, Robert Seymour, Joseph Clayton Clarke("Kyd") and more others, descriptive tissue guard.
Contemporary bound in full red crushed morocco, covers decoratively tooled in gilt in a floral design with a single fillet border, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt compartment with five raised bands, gilt turn-is, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. A handsome set in fine binding. Fine. Item #876