London: Chapman and Hall, 1929. hardcover. 40 volumes. Thick 8vos, beautifully bound by Bayntun in full burgundy morocco, highly ornate gilt-stamped covers and spines with raised bands (several volumes have minor damage at spine ends, and several volumes have neat repairs to front joints); uncut edges, marbled endpapers and doublures, top edge gilt. London: Chapman and Hall, 1929. Very good(+). very good(+).
An exquisite set which includes 2 volumes of the "Letters and Speeches" and John Forster's "The Life of Charles Dickens" also in 2 volumes.