DICKENS, Charles. The Personal History of David Copperfield. Original pictorial wrappers, housed in custom 3/4 green morocco solander case, with inner cloth chemise. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849-1850. 20 Parts in 19. First edition in the original monthly parts with most of the advertisements called for by Hatton and Cleaver (pp.253-72). Part Two has rear advertisements called for Part Three; Part Five has the inside rear wrapper called for Part Eleven; Part Eight has the first issue point of "Lile" for "Life on p.3 of the "Copperfield Advertiser"; lacks advertising slip on green paper and rear advertisement. Part Nine has advertisement on rear inside wrapper called for Part Eight. Part Twelve duplicates rear leaf advertising "Cheap Edition of the Works of Mr. Charles Dickens," "Exhibition of Industry of All Nations" lacks final two leaves. Part Sixteen lacks advertising slip for Punch's Holidays. Part Eighteen lacks rear advertisements. Final Part lacks final leaf of rear advertisements for Waterlow. Some minor chipping to spines, some spines expertly repaired; former owners' names in several parts, a small amount of faint foxing, else a very good or better set with all plates.