The Life & Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by CHARLES DICKENS (circa 1890)
THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, Charles Dickens, William L. Allison Company, New York.
The main theme of the novel, according to Dickens's preface, is selfishness, portrayed in a satirical fashion using all the members of the Chuzzlewit family. The novel is also notable for two of Dickens's great villains, Seth Pecksniff and Jonas Chuzzlewit.
Brown cloth and burgundy patch to spine with gilt title. Secure binding with front endpaper loose and one page with publisher page crease error. Cover has one heavy top edge 3/4" rub mark and several heavy soil/damp stains to front board. About 7-1/2 x 5 with 864 pages. Fair condition. Undated circa 1890.