Dickens, Sketches of Young Gentlemen, 1838, first edition
Dickens, Sketches of Young Gentlemen, 1838, first edition
Dickens, Sketches of Young Gentlemen, 1838, first edition
Dickens, Sketches of Young Gentlemen, 1838, first edition
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Dickens, Sketches of Young Gentlemen, 1838, first edition

Estimate: 800 - 1,000 GBP

Dickens, Sketches of Young Gentlemen, 1838, first edition

Estimate: 800 - 1,000 GBP

Lot Sold:1,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

[DICKENS, CHARLES]

Sketches of Young Gentlemen. Dedicated to the Young Ladies. With Six illustrations by "Phiz.". London: Chapman and Hall, 1838


8vo (157 x 101mm.), first edition, illustrations by Hablot K. Browne, advertisements at the end, original pictorial blue-green boards, yellow-coated endpapers, preserved in green cloth folding box, rebacked preserving most of the original spine, minor staining to covers


Dickens wrote Sketches of Young Gentlemen as a protest against an attack on the fair sex in a like series of sketches entitled "Sketches of Young Ladies" issued by Chapman & Hall the previous year.


REFERENCE:

Eckel p.104

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