Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations estimated at $8000-12,000 at Potter & Potter.

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This first-edition, first-issue copy was printed in London by (C Whiting for) Chapman and Hall in 1861.

The Chicago saleroom says: “It contains the earliest state of every point outlined in the extremely detailed analysis found in the Clarendon edition of Great Expectations (1993, Appendices C & D). This example is among the earliest printings of its type, given its well documented errors and layout.”

Guided at $5000-7000 on June 1 is a group of 32 mostly first edition works by Dickens.

These include a first-edition, first-issue copy of Sunday Under Three Heads; a first edition in book form of The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club; a first edition of Sketches of Young Ladies; a first edition of Sketches of Young Gentlemen, and many others.