A pretty reprint of the first edition published by Macmillan in 1929, with the illustrations and an introduction biographical and bibliographical, by Charles Dickens the younger. Red leatherette binding, decorative gilt outline on front and rear boards, embossed gilt emblem of Lambrook School, Bracknell. Marbled end-papers, hinges showing signs of wear, binding concealed. Spine, faded to brown, with five raised bars, gilt decorative panels and lettering. Blank outer pages show some foxing, content very good. Inscribed 'J B Tyler, Form Prize iv.B, July 1930'.