95
95
Dickens, Charles
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB. CHAPMAN AND HALL, 1837
Estimate
1,2001,800
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95
Dickens, Charles
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB. CHAPMAN AND HALL, 1837
Estimate
1,2001,800
JUMP TO LOT

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Dickens, Charles
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB. CHAPMAN AND HALL, 1837
2 volumes, 8vo, FIRST BOOK EDITION, 43 illustrations by R. Seymour, "Phiz" (Hablot K. Browne) and R.W. Buss in varying states, engraved title and frontispiece, with additional plates published by E. Grattan in 1837 and Illustrations to the Pickwick Papers published by A. Jackson in 1894, some wrappers and advertisements from the parts-issues bound in, later blue morocco gilt by Root and Son, top edges gilt, gilt floral dentelles, preserved in slipcase, spines slightly faded
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EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 45 ADDITIONAL PLATES, 13 hand-coloured by Thomas Onwhyn, a further 21 by Onwyn, and 11 unsigned. These additional plates were issued in eight monthly parts at one shilling each, to be bound with the parts-issues as desired. There is a PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION by Onwyn above the list of errata on p.xvi ("The Second Series of the | Illustrations, presented to | W. Lambton Esq., by his | friend the Artist | Thos. Onwyn"). There is also an inscription on the half-title partially removed by bleaching, though two lines appear to read "...Eliza Ann Lambton from William 27th November 1838". Volume 2 contains an inserted engraved portrait of Dickens after R.A. Maclise.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London