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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club 2 Vols.

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Full-Leather. 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. The Victoria edition. Royal 8vo. Limited to 500 copies with proofs on India Paper [of a total edition of 2,000]. An extra illustrated set containing, besides the unpublished plates by Buss, “Phiz” and Leech, issued with the work, the following illustrations: A complete set of duplicate etchings (proof without letters) from the original plates; two additional plates after unpublished drawings by R.W. Buss. Of the two additional Buss plates only 50 copies of each were struck off before the plates were destroyed. Original green cloth covers and spine for both volumes bound in each respectively. Original spines read “Proof” above the words “Victoria Edition” at lower edge of backstrip. Contemporary review, circa 1888, laid-down on two blank prelim pages as prefatory note. Rebound in full red crushed morocco with five raised bands, elaborate inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. Light rubbing to spine bands on volume I and minor splits to outer joints just starting on both volumes. A superior set in very well preserved fine bindings. Near Fine. Podeschi B18

Additional Information

Book Author

Dickens, Charles, Illustrated by R. Seymour, R.W. Buss, Hablot K. Browne, J. Leech

Publisher

Chapman and Hall

Publish Year

1887

Publish Place

London

Book Condition

Fine

Binding Type

Full-Leather

Language

English