DICKENS, CHARLES AND COLLINS, WILKIE
The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices. No Thoroughfare. The Perils of Certain English Prisoners. London: Chapman and Hall, 1890
8vo (207 x 138mm.), first book edition, frontispiece and eight illustrations by Arthur Layard, original blue-green cloth decorated in black, spine lettered in gilt, black-coated endpapers, minor rubbing to binding
First collected edition of these stories which had previously been published in Household Words
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