The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

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Author

Dickens, Charles

Illustrator

R. Seymour, Phiz, Buss and Onwhyn

Publisher

Chapman and Hall

Reference

1318

xiv, [2], 609pp, [1], plates. Later full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, leather title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third and matching illustrator label to fifth, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, flower head centre piece with roundels to top, bottom, left and right, covers with single fillet border, marbled endpapers.

Spine faded, slightly rubbed to extremities, internally quite bright and clean, page of manuscript notes on the plates bound in at the front. With forty-three tissue-guarded plates by Phiz, Buss and Seymour, this copy extra-illustrated with a further thirty-two plates by 'Sam Weller' (J. Onwhyn). Bound by Palmer Howe and Co of Manchester.

With all except the first (only found in one copy) first issue points from Hatton and Cleaver, but without the variations to Hatton and Cleaver in Smith.

See Smith, pages 20-27

Size

8vo

Condition

Good+

Binding

Full Calf

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1837

Edition

First Edition

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