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Charles Dickens

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Chapman and Hall

1838

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First-edition set of Dickens' The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby in the original 19 parts.

  • Sold as a set of 19.
  • Charles Dickens (English).
  • Illustrated by Phiz (English).
  • London: Chapman and Hall, 1838.
  • Incudes "Nickleby Advertiser" in each part.
  • Plates in parts 1 and 2 with publisher's imprint, parts 4 and 5 are first issues, part 14 with notice of postponement of the plates "in consequence of the sudden indisposition of the artist," plate 29 in part 15 in second state, "Hill's Seal Wafers" ad in part 19/20, lacking various rear ads in parts.
  • Bound in original pictorial blue paper wrappers.
  • Housed in a red morocco backed slipcase, raised bands and gilt lettered spine.

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Early repairs to spine.

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First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Novels, English literature and history

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