The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. With 43 Illustrations by R. Seymour and 'Phiz'. Charles DICKENS.

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. With 43 Illustrations by R. Seymour and 'Phiz'.

London: Chapman and Hall no date (circa 1900). Thick medium octavo, pps. (xvi) + 609. Illustrated. The engraved title page displays the 'Weller' sign (altered from 'Veller' in first issue). Publisher's blind-stamped dark green cloth with central wreath device, backstrip ruled in five compartments, lettered in gilt to the second and fourth panels, pale yellow-coloured coated endpapers, edges untrimmed. Some spotting within, spine is tightly rounded and many sections are completely unopened. Inner joints just starting; cloth is particularly bright. A lovely near fine copy in the same format as the first edition (the pagination and plates are the same, and the cloth is similarly styled). Item #40878

Listed in BBC's Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003].

Price: £165.00

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