London: Macmillan and Company, 1907. Seymour, Robert; Buss, R.W.; Browne, H.K. "Phiz" Thick octavo, full tree-calf gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Armorial crest on front board, and seal and motto of the Skinners' School ("In Christo Fratres," "To God Only Be All Glory") on rear board. Early Dickens postage stamp affixed to preliminary blank. Scattered foxing to edges of text block only. Item #10085
"Battledore and shuttlecock's a wery good game, vhen you an't the shuttlecock and two lawyers the battledores, in vich case it gets too excitin' to be pleasant." A fine copy of the work whose runaway success made Dickens Dickens, in a splendid prize binding by Bickers, accompanied by the original "Phiz" illustrations.