Chicago: Louis Lloyd Co., 1871. Cloth. 12mo. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and gilt stamped decoration on front cover, blind stamped rear cover. Illustrated plates by S. Eytinge Jr.
Edge wear to all volumes, with some chipping to corners, header and footer of spine. Front hinge of Dombey and Son overopened with tearing to paper. Title page and tissue guard of Little Dorrit has about 1/3 of page torn. Title page and frontispiece of Bleak House have dark stain along right edge. Illustration between pp. 192/193 of Nicholas Nickleby loose and laid in. Frontispiece of David Copperfield has a dark discoloration on corner, and header of spine cover is torn. Previous owner's information written inside front cover of Christmas Stories. All volumes tight and clean.
This is a reprint of the Ticknor and Fields 1867 set of Dickens' works by lesser known Chicago publisher Louis Lloyd. A handsome illustrated set which contains the following volumes: Barnaby Rudge/Hard Times, Bleak House, Christmas Stories/Sketches by Boz, David Copperfield, Dombey and Son, Little Dorrit, Martin Chuzzlewit, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist/Pictures from Italy/American Notes, Our Mutual Friend, Pickwick Papers, A Tale of Two Cities/Great Expectations. Good. Item #1518