The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club
Title: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
Author: Dickens, Charles
Description: xiv, , 609 pp. With 43 etched plates after Robert Seymour and Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz"), plus 32 additional plates by Thomas Onwhyn and others. (8vo) period black half calf and cloth, rebacked, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition in Book Form, Early Issue.Early issue of Dickens' first novel. The two suppressed plates by R. Buss not present. Second issue of frontispiece (now bound at page 1) and title, the stool having six stripes, and Phiz fecit to the left of the middle shield at foot; the vignette title with the sign reading "Tony Weller" and signed "PHIZ. fecit"; textual errors corrected.
Heading: Place Published: London
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Date Published: 1837
Old leather a bit brittle, several previous owners' names on flyleaves; foxing (heavier to plates, as usual); very good.