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"Public Life of Mr. Tulrumble, once Mayor of Mudfog." by  Charles] [Dickens - First Edition - 1837 - from Sumner & Stillman and Biblio.com

"Public Life of Mr. Tulrumble, once Mayor of Mudfog."

by [Dickens, Charles]

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1837. By Boz. With Other Tales and Sketches [by other authors], from Bentley's Miscellany and The Library of Fiction. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1837. Original drab boards with rose cloth spine and printed label. First Edition of this early collection of tales by various authors -- which constitutes one of Dickens's earliest American appearances in book form. According to Podeschi, 2,000 copies were printed in April 1837. This Dickens tale was not collected in an all-Dickens volume until ten years after his death -- in THE MUDFOG PAPERS (1880). Also included in this volume is "An Evening of Visits" by "J. Fennimore Cooper Esq. [sic]". This volume is in very good-plus condition (closed tear in front free endpaper, rose cloth faded as always, slight rubbing of the spine label); one cannot encounter these Philadelphia volumes from the 1830s in much better condition. Podeschi (Yale) B44; Carr (U of Texas) B551.


  • Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 14418
  • Title: "Public Life of Mr. Tulrumble, once Mayor of Mudfog."
  • Author: [Dickens, Charles]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Date published: 1837
  • Keywords: Cooper, James Fenimore
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction (19th Century);

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