Contains seventeen papers, originally published in All the year round
Publisher's advertisements, dated December, 1860: p. 1-32 at end
Magee, D. Victoria R.I.
Presentation copy inscribed by author at head of t.p.: "Dudley Costello with kind regards from [signature] Charles Dickens. Christmas 1860." Magee no. 359
Mounted on front paste down is a short ... A.L.S. from Dickens on stationery of All the year round.--Cf. Magee, p.58. Letter to Castello thanking him for the gift of a book and sending him this copy of the Uncommercial traveller
Bound in original violet ribbed cloth with design in blind stamp on upper and lower cover and spine. Lettering and design in gilt on spine. Cased
Copy 2: Bound in full calf, gilt top and ornamentation, red and green inserts, decorated lining paper. Binder's stamp on front fly leaf: "Tout. Binder." Original violet cloth covers bound in at end of volume. Magee no. 360. Copy lacks publisher's advertisement. Book plate mounted on front paste down: "Sir David Salomons Bart, Tunbridge Wells."