The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club; With Notes And Numerous Illustrations Edited By Charles Dickens The Younger. Charles Dickens.
The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club; With Notes And Numerous Illustrations Edited By Charles Dickens The Younger

The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club; With Notes And Numerous Illustrations Edited By Charles Dickens The Younger

London: Chapman And Hall, 1837. First edition in Book Form. leather_bound. 609 pages. 22 x 14.5 cm. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED: Frontispiece, title vignette, and 41 plates by Robert Seymour and Hablot K. Browne; 2 (suppressed plates) by R. W. Buss; extra-illustrated with 30 inserted plates by Thomas Onwhyn with Sam Weller signature on the plates. With the first state of the vignette title-page with "Veller" above the inn door, but with the later issue "E" signed with pagination on page 27. SMITH I, 3. ECKEL, p.17 "It was written by Dickens when he was twenty-four and its publication placed the author on a solid foundation from which he was never removed.".....The two elements which have disturbed collectors and students of intricate bibliography have been the uncertainty of decisive collations and the extreme scarcity of the book in its original condition." Bound by Morrell, raised bands, spines richly gilt, triple gilt border fillets, inner dentelles, text contents fresh without foxing, some minor toning to the Onwhyn plates with the standard plates generally clean. Full scarlet morocco. Teg. Fine in matching very good cloth lined slipcase slightly sunned at entry. Item #21980

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