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The Workman Collection

Charles Dickens

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Chapman and Hall

1839

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The Workman Collection

First issue, first edition book printing of Dickens' The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

  • Charles Dickens (English).
  • Illustrations by Phiz [Hablot K. Browne] (English).
  • Frontispiece portrait by Daniel Maclise (Irish).
  • London: Chapman and Hall, 1839.
  • Octavo.
  • 39 illustrated plates of earlier issue and Chapman and Hall imprint present for first four illustrations.
  • Bound in original dark olive green fine-diaper cloth with blind-stamped border to covers, spine with gilt letters and yellow endpapers.
  • Housed in a custom clamshell case.

Literature

Smith I:5.

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A few stray spots some browning to plates. 

Restoration to joints.

Bookplate of Eric S. Quayle to front pastedown.

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First Edition

Language

English

Subject

English literature and history, Novels

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