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The Life and Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby

By Dickens, Charles




Nicholas Nickleby is left responsible for his mother and sister when his father dies. The novel follows his attempt to succeed in supporting them, despite his uncle Ralph's antagonistic lack of belief in him. It is one of Dickens' early comic novels.


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DICKENS, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First Edition in the Original Cloth A Very Early Issue Bound From The Original Parts DICKENS, Charles. The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby. With Illustrations by Phiz. London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition, a very early issue bound from the original parts. With thirty-five of Smith's forty-one first issue internal flaws (including all of the major points), first state frontispiece and all further plates mostly first state, including the first four (typically in second state), with imprint of Chapman and Hall. Octavo (8 7/8 x 5 1/4 in; 225 x 133 mm). xvi, 624 pp. Forty black and white plates, including frontispiece. Publishers primary binding in dark olive-green fine-diaper grain cloth, covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. With the bookplate of the Earl of Aylesford. An unusually bright copy with just the lightest of wear and without any fading to cloth whatsoever. Some light foxing to plates, but far less than usually found in this title. Two neat three-quarter inch closed splits to upper joint at head and tail and one short closed split to lower joint at head.  The nicest copy we have ever seen, unsophisticated and near fine: better than the famed William E. Self copy which is bumped, rubbed, and shows distress to the spine (Christie's-NY, April 2, 2008, lot 60). Housed in a full plum pigskin drop-front clamshell box. With an ALs (with original autograph envelope) by Dickens to one Thomas Ellis Bramale, Esq. dated August 5, 1839: "Sir, I have very great pleasure in complying with your request and beg to thank you cordially for the obliging expressions with which it is accompanied. I am Sir, Your very obedient servant, Charles Dickens." Nicholas Nickleby was originally published in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts, the last part as a double number from April 1838 through October 1839. The first edition in book form was made up from these parts. "It was the novelist's intention to expose in this story the terrible abuses practiced in the cheap boarding-schools of Yorkshire, and, in order that he realize their true character, he determined to investigate for himself the real facts as to the condition of those notorious seminaries, Accordingly, at the end of January 1838, he and 'Phiz' started on this memorable journey, in bitterly cold weather, and, visiting several schools in the locality, they came into direct contact with the proprietors. One of these was William Shaw, the identical schoolmaster who, some years previously, had been heavily fined for what was represented at the trial as gross maltreatment of his pupils" (Kitton, Dickens and His Illustrators, p. 75). It was Shaw upon whom Dickens based the infamous Squeers. Having made an enemy of his uncle Ralph, Nickolas was sent as an usher to Dotheboys Hall, where Wackford Squeers starved and maltreated forty students under the pretense of education. "The character of Mrs. Nickleby was largely founded upon that of Dickens's mother... [The title character] was founded on Dickens's brother-in-law, Hanry Burnett, a music teacher at Manchester" (Hayward, The Dickens Encyclopedia, p. 115).. "H.K. Browne prepared 39 illustrations for this novel, as well as the cover for the monthly parts, while the portrait frontispiece was engraved by Finden from a painting by Maclise. Because of the the large monthly circulation of the parts, Browne etched as many as four plates, in some cases, of each illustration, and all of them were printed in the initial issue of the parts. Many of the plates from 'Miss Nickleby introduced to her uncle's friends' (page 175) onward contain Arabic or Roman numerals which indicate the order in which they were etched. Most of the numerals are located in the lower right corner, and occasionally in the left. Hatton and Cleaver state that the numeral for Plate 31 ('Mysterious appearance of the gentleman in the small-clothes,' p. 487) appears on the front of the mantleshelf...The first state of the frontispiece and the first four illustrations contain the imprint of Chapman and Hall. The first state of the frontispiece always appears in the monthly parts; the first four illustrations were issued with and without the imprint in the parts, but the plates without imprints did not appear in the earlier issues of the monthly parts, and may, therefore, be termed 'second states''' (Smith I, 5). Smith, Part I, 5. Eckel p.64. Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 131-160.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (20 parts in 19)

Dickens, Charles

Chapman & Hall, London, 1838 First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent set in the original monthly parts. The complete set has all advertisements and advertisers except Amesbury Patent Supports in Part 3, and Tyas Heads in Parts 7 and 8. The ad in Part 19/20 for Hills Seal Wafers has five intact specimen color wafers; Mechi's Catalogue with red and black wrappers in Part 8; Part 16 with uncalled-for Views for Tourists slip; Part 4, p. 123 with "visiter" for "sister"; Part 5, p. 160 with "latter" for "letter." Eckel, pp. 64-66; Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 131-160 Overall, a lovely set with minor wear in collector's' condition housed in a custom clamshell slipcase.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (original monthly parts; 20 parts in 19)

Dickens, Charles

Chapman & Hall, London, 1838 First Edition, First issue, in the original Twenty parts in nineteen octavo volumes. A beautiful set in the ORIGINAL wrappers Illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K Browne ("Phiz '') and an engraved plate of Dickens after a portrait by Daniel Maclise in the final part. The books are in nice shape with small owner stamps and bookseller stamps on several front wrappers. Overall, a lovely set housed in a custom clamshell slipcase. We buy Dickens in the original parts.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (original monthly parts; 20 parts in 19)

Dickens, Charles

Chapman & Hall, London, 1838 In the original monthly parts; 20 parts in 19. Octavo, [i-vii]viii-x[xi]xii-xiv[xv]xvi, [1]2-624, with 39 plates by Phiz and the frontis by Maclise. Original green printed wrappers, ALL wrappers are correct as called for by Hatton & Cleaver. FIRST ISSUE OF THE TEXT, with part IV having the misprint "visiter" for "sister" on page 123, line 17, and part V having the misprint "latter" for "letter" on page 160, line 6 up. FIRST STATE of plate 16 (in part VIII) and first state of plate 29 (in part XV); all plates are very good to fine. This outstanding set lacks just 2 ads: part VIII lacks the Tyas "Heads of the people" leaf, and part XIX/XX lacks only the specimen leaf in the "Tyas Popular Publications" ad. So, all parts are complete, having all ads and slips as called for by Hatton & Cleaver, except parts VIII and XIX/XX, which lack only 1 leaf each. The "Hills Seal Wafers" ad in part XIX/XX is present, lacks the seals. Spines are expertly renewed on several parts. The following attributes raise this set to a higher level: In part III, the scarce Joseph Amesbury ad is complete. In part VII, the Sidney & Co. ad is as in the Dexter copy, with the headline reading "Immense Fall in Tea!!!" In part XVI, the "Medical Casket" ad is unopened. As complete a set as one can hope to find on today's market and with exceptional attributes. Also it has a pedigree - it is from the legendary Hatton & Cleaver collection. Housed in a green quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise. We buy Dickens in the ORIGINAL PARTS.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition. Very Good. Bound in the original publisher's deluxe full green morocco binding, gilt titles, stamped in gilt and blind, yellow end papers, all edges gilt. A Very Good copy with creasing and wear to the spine (one short tear at the head), some foxing to the plates. Armorial bookplate of Henry Gillett on the front paste-down. Bound without the half-title, otherwise complete with the engraved frontis and 39 plates by Phiz. Nicholas Nickleby, Dickens' third novel, was originally serialized in monthly parts, then issued as a book in cloth. The publishers also had a small number of copies bound up in the present morocco both for presentation - a census of copies inscribed by Dickens on publication show them all to be in the green morocco binding - and for sale to the public at a higher price. This copy with most of the issue points outlined in Smith, but with a few typographical errors corrected. "Dickens' third novel has always been a favourite with the general public. Indeed, it was the book's huge sales that enabled Dickens to give up parliamentary reporting and become a full-time writer...The theatricality of the novel attracted new and more appreciative critical attention [and it] demonstrates the inextricable link between public and private" (Bannerjee). A satire tackling the injustices faced by both women and men within the Victorian class system that relied so heavily the social status of the patriarch, the novel follows Nicholas Nickleby as he seeks to support his mother and sister after his father's death. When Nicholas' father dies after losing all of the family's money, it is up to the young man to emerge as the new and more morally sound patriarch. Dashing and likable, Nicholas ultimately prevails, dodging shady characters along the way and securing a respectable life in Devonshire for his extended family. A favorite among Dickens' works, Nicholas Nickleby has been adapted into a much-loved film. Very Good.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First extra illustrated signed limited edition of one of Dickens' most popular novels. Octavos, two volumes bound in full brown pebbled morocco with gilt titles and elaborate gilt tolling to the spine in 6 compartments within raised gilt bands, floral gilt ruling to the panels, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, illustrated with numerous engravings. Inscribed by Charles Dickens three days before his final reading in his American tour on the limitation page, "Faithfully yours, Charles Dickens New York. Wednesday Fifteenth April, 1868." Dickens performed 22 readings at Steinway Hall in New York City between December 1867 and April 18, 1868. His final appearance occurred at a banquet dinner in his honor at the landmark Delmonico's on Saturday the 18th where he famously stated that he would no longer denounce America, having restored his faith during this visit after his less successful first trip twenty years earlier. This extra-illustrated edition was compiled and bound by Curtis Guild in 1880 with an additional printed title-page stating that it is "Extended by the Insertion of the Author's Autograph, a Portrait of Mr. Macready, a Complete Set of the Onwhyn plates, Illustrations by Darley, Reinhart, Eytinge and Others, Collected from Various Sources in Europe and America, by Curtis Guild / Boston, 1880." In near fine condition. A stunning example. In 1867, Charles Dickens began his second American reading tour at Boston's Tremont Temple, where an enthusiastic audience delighted in some of his most notable works, members of the audience included legendary literary stars such as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Although Dickens was in declining health, he embarked on an ambitious travel schedule across the United States. Dickens returned to Boston once more before concluding his U.S. tour in New York City. When Charles Dickens arrived in Boston on November 19, 1867, the celebrated English author spent several days at the Parker House hotel recuperating from the voyage. As conscientious a performer as he was a writer, Dickens had prepared diligently for his performances, redrafting and memorizing key passages from his books especially for these engagements. He used a book only as a prop; he was so familiar with the material that he could improvise with ease. However, during his 1867-1868 tour he was plagued with Flu-like symptoms, insomnia, and an inflammation of his foot, which forced him to walk with a cane. During his last tours in 1868, Dickens confined much of his performances to the New England area. Dickens was grateful for the income he desperately needed from his readings, which generated $140,000, close to $2,000,000 today; but he longed for home. On April 8, 1868, Dickens gave the last performance of the tour. Prolonged applause followed the reading. He closed by telling the audience, "In this brief life of ours, it is sad to do almost anything for the last time... Ladies and gentlemen, I beg most earnestly, most gratefully, and most affectionately, to bid you, each and all, farewell." He died two years later, having written 14 novels, several of which are considered classics of English literature.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (20 Parts in 19)

Dickens, Charles

London (April 1838-October 1839): Chapman & Hall. First Edition. Original Wrappers. First edition in the original monthly parts; 20 parts in 19; original green printed wrappers. ALL wrappers are correct; ALL ads, slips and Advertisers are present and in accord with Hatton & Cleaver, except for the quite scarce Tyas "Heads of the People" ad in part VIII. First edition, first issue of the text, with part IV having the misprint "visiter" for "sister" on page 123, line 17, and with part V having the misprint "latter" for "letter" on page 160, line 6 up. Plates in parts I and II, with publisher's imprint, as reuired. Plate 16 in part VIII is the second plate, plate 29 in part XV is the third plate. Octavo, [i-vii]viii-x[xi]xii-xiv[xv]xvi, [1]2-624. The text in part XVII is unopened, part XIX/XX is partly unopened. Plates in parts V and VIII are browned at edges, all other plates are very good to fine. Faint owner name on margin of front wraps of parts IV, V and VI. Spines are expertly renewed on parts I, II and XVII. The quite scarce Hill's Seal Wafers ad has four seals. With 39 plates by Phiz and the frontis by Maclise. Bookseller ticket on a few wraps. Overall, an outstanding set, lacking just one rare ad. Housed in a handsome, turn-of-the-Century solander pull-off top slipcase, with chemise. Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 129-160.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (20 Parts in 19)

Dickens, Charles, edited by "boz", Illustrated by "phiz"

London: Chapman and Hall. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1838. Paperback. Light edgewear, light foxing and light age-toning throughout, several skilful repairs to spines and margins, a few pages uncut, leather slipcase spines are mildly cracked and mildly edgeworn ; The 19 original loose monthly parts are housed in two custom volumes probably made by George Zabriskie. Each volume consists or red cloth chemise with pull ribbon and double red cloth slipcases (exterior slipcase is one quarter gilt-tooled red leather with 5 raised bands). Vol I: parts I - X, Vol II: parts XI - XIX/XX. All 40 B&W plates are present with tissue guards. All advertisements appear to be intact. Many first issue points are present including publisher's imprint on first 4 plates, "latter" for "letter" on page160 line 6, "mercie" on page 270 line 15, "visiters" on page 272 line 2, notice of no plates in XIV with subsequent additional plates in XV. Other first issue points are lacking. This may indicate that parts were gathered from seperate sources, probably a more common occurrence than not. Photos available on request ; 8vo; 403 pages .

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Dickens, Charles

First Edition, First Printing with the word "sister" substituted for "visitor on page 123 line 17. The book is bound in the publisher's original green cloth and is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with minor wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy housed in a custom slipcase for preservation.

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The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY.; Containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings, and Complete Career of the Nickleby Family. Edited by "Boz". With Illustrations. With Illustrations By "Phiz"

Dickens, Charles (Boz) [1812 - 1870]

London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1839. 1st Edition, Parts Issue (Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 131 - 160). Original publisher's printed green paper wrappers. Housed in two attractive full blue morocco pull-apart cases with inner marbling. Wrappers with the inevitable spine paper repairs, expertely accomplished, and the set shows quite well, with the plates generally clean & bright, some have minor edge browning. Overall Very Good. Cases with minor wear & a few rubs, VG+.. 20 parts in 19. Illustrated with 39 plates & a portrait. 10-3/4" x 6-7/8"

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Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

1839. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No dj. Chapman and Hall, Pub., London, 1839; 1st edition, 2nd state; with Illustrations by Phiz; rebound in full, moroccan, with marbled end-pages; fine condition throughout; all points present for 2nd state identification; Charles Dickens; Fine Bindings

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall, 1839. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. [7], viii-xvi, [1], 2-624 pp. Bound in later dark brown leather, spine with 5 raised bands with gilt ruling and gilt lettering, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, all edges gilt. Illustrated by an engraved frontispiece (portait of the author engraved by Finden from a painting by Maclise) along with 39 additional plates by H.K. Browne ('Phiz'). First edition bound from the parts (with the front wrapper of part XVIII bound in at the rear). All is as called for in Smith for the first state (including the errors on page 123 and page 160, and the imprint of Chapman & Hall on the first four plates and the frontispiece (n.b the imprint on the frontispiece is at the very bottom edge and is only visible upon close inspection). Smith I, 5; Gimbel A 40. A very attractive copy of Dickens' third novel. A few traces of wear to the extremities and darkening to the edges of most of the plates, but the leaves and the images on the plates are generally quite clean.

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Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition. Very Good. A rare copy of Nickleby in the original publisher's cloth. This copy without some of the earliest issue points: pg. 123 and pg. 160 with corrected spellings, first four plates without Chapman and Hall imprints. A Very Good copy with wear to the cloth along the lower spine hinge and at the board edges. Original yellow end-papers with some splitting at the inner hinges. Moderate foxing to the plates, pages generally clean. But on the whole, and authentic and attractive copy of the first edition in book form. "Dickens' third novel has always been a favourite with the general public. Indeed, it was the book's huge sales that enabled Dickens to give up parliamentary reporting and become a full-time writer...The theatricality of the novel attracted new and more appreciative critical attention [and it] demonstrates the inextricable link between public and private" (Bannerjee). A satire tackling the injustices faced by both women and men within the Victorian class system that relied so heavily the social status of the patriarch, the novel follows Nicholas Nickleby as he seeks to support his mother and sister after his father's death. When Nicholas' father dies after losing all of the family's money, it is up to the young man to emerge as the new and more morally sound patriarch. Dashing and likable, Nicholas ultimately prevails, dodging shady characters along the way and securing a respectable life in Devonshire for his extended family. A favorite among Dickens' works, Nicholas Nickleby has been adapted into a much-loved film. Very Good.

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The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles [1812 - 1870]

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. 1st book edition (first state of frontis & later state of the first four plates. Cf. Smith I, 5). Later full tan polished calf binding, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, with title gilt tooled to maroon leather label in second compartment, author to dark brown leather label in 3rd compartment, 5 raised bands with gilt tooling in other compartments. TEG. Marbled eps. Original green cloth covers bound-in at rear. Custom slipcase. Binding shows a touch of light wear at the extremities. Plates wonderfully clean, with little-to-no browning & just the odd spot of foxing. A Nr Fine copy.. xvi, 624 pp. Frontis & 39 plates by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). 8vo. 9" x 5-1/2" The book that helped lead the reform of the English boarding schools.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens

Chapman and Hall, 1839. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st edition, mixed state. Frontis and 39 plates by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). Nicholas Nickleby was Dickens third novel and was issued in monthly installments March 1838 October 1839 before it was published as this single volume. An instant success, it both solidified Dickens voice as a social critic and marked his first of many romances. Description: Half green morocco leather over green cloth, by Birdsall of Northampton, 5 raised bands, title and author in gilt in two compartments, TEG, marbled endpapers. Xvi, 624 pp., frontis & 39 plates, 2 pp. ads including an advertisement for New Work by Boz., and another advertisement for A Paperof Tobacco.. Octovo size (8 ½ by 5 ½). Pagination: front free endpaper, [i] half-title, [ii] blank, Frontispiece, [iii] title page, [iv] copyright, [v] dedication, [vi] blank, [vii]-x preface, [xi]-xiv contents, [xv]-xvi list of plates, [1]-624, [i-ii] ads, free end paper, marble pastedown. Condition: Overall in very good plus condition, clean straight text block. Lightly bumped slightly worn corners, head bands in place, prior owners bookplate affixed to front pastedown, booksellers stamp to front blank, binders stamp (Birdsall, Northampton) to front blank, some minor toning and foxing to plates as is commonly found. Contains the following first issues points: page 18 illustration marked Chapman & Hall, flys for flies p. 245 line 10; visiters for visitors p. 272 line 2; incontestible for incontestable p.297 line 22; suprise for surprise p. 586 line 24. This is a mixed state due to lacking the following first issue points: illustrations on pages 25, 38, and 44 do NOT say Chapman & Hall; visitor has been corrected to sister on page 123 line 17; and latter has been corrected to letter on page 160 line 6 from the bottom. An attractive copy by a prominent binder that will fit nicely into any collection of Dickens works.

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Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition. Bound by Bayntun in three-quarter red calf over cloth boards, all edges gilt. Spine a bid faded, internally an excellent copy. Complete with the half-title and all 40 plates engraved by Phiz. Likely washed at the time of binding (as most plates show little to no foxing). Most of Smith's internal flaws are found, including the ones of pgs. 123 and 160, only found in the earliest copies bound from the parts. Nicholas Nickleby, Dickens' third novel, was originally serialized in monthly parts, then issued as a book in cloth. The publishers also had a small number of copies bound up in the present morocco both for presentation - a census of copies inscribed by Dickens on publication show them all to be in the green morocco binding - and for sale to the public at a higher price. "Dickens' third novel has always been a favourite with the general public. Indeed, it was the book's huge sales that enabled Dickens to give up parliamentary reporting and become a full-time writer...The theatricality of the novel attracted new and more appreciative critical attention [and it] demonstrates the inextricable link between public and private" (Bannerjee). A satire tackling the injustices faced by both women and men within the Victorian class system that relied so heavily the social status of the patriarch, the novel follows Nicholas Nickleby as he seeks to support his mother and sister after his father's death. When Nicholas' father dies after losing all of the family's money, it is up to the young man to emerge as the new and more morally sound patriarch. Dashing and likable, Nicholas ultimately prevails, dodging shady characters along the way and securing a respectable life in Devonshire for his extended family. A favorite among Dickens' works, Nicholas Nickleby has been adapted into a much-loved film.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall Ltd. Morocco with Marbled Ends. contemporary dark red morocco,spine with raised bands and title lettered in gilt. marbled endpapers and edges.frontispiece portrait engraved by finden after maclise, 39 etched plates by h. k. browne ("phiz". bound w/half title, w/"visiter" line 17, page. also w/"latter" for "letter" on page 160. first and second plates only signed chapman and hall. plate 38 facing page621 instead of page 615. first edition. early copy of first edition. . Very Good. 1839. First Edition.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London, 1839. Later issue - "latter" has not been corrected on page 160; "Chapman & Hall" imprint on a few plates prior to page 45; "visiter" has been corrected to "sister" in line 17 on page 123; with 39 etchings, one steel engraving, Beautifully bound in 3/4 maroon morocco with spine in six compatments, raised bands and gilt design and lettering, a.e.g.; Some very light wear missing 1/2 title. Podeschi 41.. First Edition in Book Form. 3/4 Maroon Morocco. Very Good. Illus. by Phiz.. 8vo..

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First Edition, First Issue. Hardcover. Octavo, 624 pages; VG; bound in half burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; faded marbled text block; first issue points present: Earliest state with misprint 'visiter' (for 'sister') on page 123 line 17, all plates before page 45 with the Chapman and Hall imprint, Page 160, 6 lines up has 'latter' (for 'letter'); frontispiece and 39 plates; slight foxing to plates, as usual; shelved case 4. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition in book form of one of Dickens' most popular novels, finely bound by Bayntun Bindery. Octavo, bound in red three quarters morocco over boards, gilt titles to the spine, with the steel-engraved frontispiece portrait of Dickens after the painting by David Maclise and engraved plate entitled "Specimen of the Illustrations of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist present, illustrated with 39 etchings by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz") including plates 1-4 in the earliest states with the publisher's imprint. In near fine condition. The plot, the characters, the dialogue, everything about Nicholas Nickleby "has the feel of theatre; it is as if Dickens saw human life conducted among lights of the stage, making it somehow larger and brighter than the reality" (Ackroyd, 283).

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

DICKENS, Charles.

London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd,, 1931. Octavo (228 x 144 mm). Finely bound for Asprey in green morocco, spine lettered in gilt, spine compartments, covers and turn-ins ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With 16 colour illustrations, including frontispiece, all by Brock. Light foxing to initial few leaves. A near-fine copy. First edition illustrated by Charles Edmund Brock, handsomely bound for the luxury purveyors Asprey.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

DICKENS, Charles.

London: Chapman and Hall,, 1839. Extra-illustrated with the complete suite of plates by Kenny Meadows Octavo (212 x 131 mm). Contemporary half calf sometime rebacked preserving the original dark red morocco label, sides and corners trimmed with a blind foliate roll, Shell pattern marbled paper sides, drab pale brown-coated endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Dickens by Finden after Daniel Maclise, 39 engraved plates by Phiz, Bound without the half-title. Sides a little rubbed, plates foxed and toned as usual, marginal paper flaws to pp. 457, 575 and 623 (not affecting text), old tape repairs to closed-tears at p. 621. A good copy. First edition in book-form (following publication in parts from April 1838 to October 1839), first issue with "visiter" on p. 123 and "latter" on p. 160. "All the humour of the recently completed Pickwick is reaffirmed in Nicholas Nickleby which has some title to being the funniest novel Dickens ever wrote; it is perhaps the funniest novel in the English language" (Peter Ackroyd, Dickens, pp. 262-262). This copy extra-illustrated with the complete suite of 24 wood-engraved plates by Kenny Meadows originally issued in six parts by Robert Tyas in 1839-40 under the title "Heads From Nicholas Nickleby. From drawings by Miss La Creevy" (see Cambridge Companion, p. 31). The only sets of this recorded on Library Hub and WorldCat are at the British Library and the Huntington; during the 20s and 30s copies appeared at auction with some regularity but only two have come up in the last forty years (1978 and 2008). Offsetting from letterpress to plates indicates that these have been present from an early date. Provenance: contemporary ownership inscription to preliminary binder's blank of "Wm Underwood, Barton Street", who appears in the Gloucester city directory for 1863; accompanied by a contemporary review from the Gloucester Journal and pertinent old notes and clippings loosely inserted. Eckel pp. 64-5; Smith 5; Heads: Yale/Gimbel H1112; John O. Jordan, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Charles Dickens (2001).

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

DICKENS, Charles.

Chapman and Hall, London., 1839. First edition. Octavo. pp xvi, 624. 39 plates by Phiz (Hablot K. Brown) and frontispiece portrait engraving after D. Maclise. Has several (not all) of the first issue points: frontispiece not listed; first four plates have ''Chapman & Hall'' at foot; ''latter'' for ''letter'' l. 43, p.160. Nineteenth century binding of half green morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards and endpapers.Foxing to almost all of the plates, mostly in the margins. Some rubbing to joints, bands and corners. Very good.

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY.

DICKENS, CHARLES.

London: Chapman and Hall, 86, Strand, MDCCCXXXIX., 1839. First edition. First edition in book form with illustrations by Phiz. Later issue - "latter" has not been corrected on page 160; "Chapman & Hall" imprint on a few plates prior to page 45; "visiter" has been corrected to "sister" on line 17, page 123. Includes 39 etchings. Beautifully bound in 3/4 maroon morocco with raised bands on spine and gilt lettering. Light rubbing on front board at the spine, as well as to corners, else very good without dust jacket, as issued. The tale of young Nicholas Nickleby as he struggles to seek his fortune in Victorian England. His adventures take place at Dotheboys Hall where Wackford Squeers starves and abuses children under the pretense of education.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

DICKENS, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall, 1839. First. hardcover. very good(+). Frontispiece portrait by Maclise. 39 Illustrations by Phiz. 8vo, half calf over marbled boards; marbled end-papers, leather label. London: Chapman & Hall, 1839. First Edition. Second issue with the misprints on pages 123 & 16-0 corrected. The plates have some foxing, mostly at the edges.

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The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby: with illustrations by Phiz

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

London : Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1839. First Edition, later printing. Worn copy bound in half leather over marble boards with gilt-blocked label to the spine. Some minor wear and tear to the spine and boards, along with some dust-toning. Remains well-preserved overall; bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Some foxing to the pages.. Physical description; 624 pages. Notes; visiter/sister p. 123. 'Phiz' is a pseudonym for H.K. Browne. With a half-title. Source of acquisition: Purchased and placed on deposit by the Governors of the Baillie's Institution of Glasgow. Subjects; Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). English Literature.

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LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, N.D.. An early issue of this beloved classic, essentially identical to the first edition. Engraved portrait frontispiece, and 39 engraved illustrations by 'Phiz.' 8vo, in a very handsome contemporary binding of three-quarter honey calf over marbled paper covered boards, the spine with extensive fine gilt work between gilt ruled and stippled raised bands, with a dark green morocco lettering label ruled and lettered in gilt, page edges marbled. xvi, 624 pp. A very attractive and proper copy in fine contemporary state with less then normally encountered mellowing and that being primarily confined to the prelims. ONE OF DICKENS’ MOST GROUNDBREAKING NOVELS. NICHOLAS NICKLEBY represents the beginning of Dickens’ lifelong warfare against the bad old methods of education. He deals with social abuses while still maintaining his characteristic good humor, attempting to address painful material while still “mak[ing] the reader mirthful over every detail that can be turned into merriment.” His style of prose and character development ushered in a new school of intense realism of human portraiture, and helped him early on to secure a place as a great figure in the annals of classic literature. The novel rode on the coattails of the success of THE PICKWICK PAPERS, and was commissioned by Chapman and Hall in November of 1837 for Ł150 per monthly installment, which was ten times the amount Dickens had received for THE PICKWICK PAPERS.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby // FIRST EDITION// * PLUS*

Dickens, Charles (Illustrated by PHIZ)

London, UK: Chapman and Hall, 1839. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, of this classic rebound in beautiful 3/4 leather and marbled boards; with banded and gilt spine titles. Date on title page, copyright page and leather spine edge. Top edge gilt (excellent condition). Lacks tissue guard (only) to steel-engraved frontispiece of Charles Dickens, painted by David Maclise, (which is in excellent condition). A Fine volume, tight hinges, NO markings at all throughout. Originally issued as a serial 1838 thru 1839. Illustrated with 39 plates, plus frontispiece, (all in place). Half title page present. Very minor light scattered foxing, with slight age-toning to lower margins of illustrated plates. First Issue points: p.245, line 17, 'flys' for 'flies'; p.272, line 2, has 'visiters' instead of 'visitors'; p. 297 line 22 has 'incontestible' for 'incontestable'; and p.586 has 'suprise; for 'surprise. Collectible condition. 624 pages. ** PLUS - A MINT copy of 'FIRSTS Magazine for Collectors', September 1997, Vol 7 #9, which is dedicated to 'Collecting Charles Dickens'. Reference material on every page. Magazine in its own mylar slip.

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Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

Chapman and Hall. Collectible - Very Good. Condition: Very Good; First state. 8vo, 624pgs. Half bound in brown leather with light brown cloth boards, gilt stamped titling and five raised bands on the spine. Charming illustrations by Phiz. 39 plates/frontispiece found in a 1st Edition; this 1st/1st contains over 70 plates of which some are dated 1838. Contains all first issue points; frontispiece and first four listed plates imprinted w/Chapman and Hall, and all textual errors uncorrected. Leather on spine is cracked lightly and cloth darkened with age, cloth extremities mildly worn and corner tips bumped. Interior pages are toned with only occasional foxing and finger soiling, a few pages have small closed tears, couple of plates starting and plate rebacked on p.322. Hardcover

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

DICKENS, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall, 1839. First. hardcover. fine. Frontispiece portrait. by Maclise, and 39 plates by Phiz. 8vo ,early 20th century 1/2 red calf, a.e.g. London: Chapman & Hall, 1839. First Edition. Later issue, with the misprints corrected of Dickens's third novel. The plates are evenly browned.

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The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles (Boz) [1812 - 1870]

Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. Successors to Carey & Co, 1839. 1st US book edition (VanderPoel B125(2); cf. Edgar & Vail, p. 18; Gimbel A43, 'fourth copy'). Modern brown leather spine, gilt decorated & lettered, over original publisher's vertically-ribbed tan cloth boards. Modern cloth slipcase. Overall VG (usual foxing to text paper; plates uncommonly clean/faint period pencil pos to ffep).. i-ii, 3-5, vi - viii, 13 - 403 pp, double column of text. Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins; Stereotyped by J. Fagan, Philadelphia. 39 (of 40) inserted plates after PHIZ redrawn [primarily] by Yeager. The frontis of Dickens not available when this copy was bound, so opposite the t.p., the publisher's tipped-in a printed slip stating: "On presentation of this slip, a copy of the Authorized portrait of Mr. Dickens will be delivered to the bearer, for Lea & Blanchard's illustrated edition of Nicholas Nickleby, which is now engraving on steel, and to be ready by the end of December. The purchasers of the numbers will receive the portrait in the New Work of Mr. Dickens, to be issued next year. / Philadelphia, November, 1839. 10" x 6-1/4". Signed in 6s. This issue of the work, published the same month as the 20th Part, with a tipped-in publisher slip vice the frontis portrait, is quite Rare; is the first time we've ever owned such and we find mention of no other copy thus supplied aside from that noted in the VanderPoel Collection.

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles

Published by Ealing Studios, 1947. 1st edition.. Paperback. Very Good. Illustrated by Ardizzone, Edward. Slightly better than very good condition. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. The story of the production of the film version. With full page colour illustrations by Ardizzone. Includes original cast list and story summary. A nice clean copy, with just a little browning to covers. [S]

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens,Charles

London: Chapman and Hall. This is a Near Fine Copy of this book bound in a very attractive full brown calf with green moroccan title label to spine lettered in gilt.There is further gilt tolling along edges of the outer boards and embossed with gilt along fore-edge of the boards.Marbled endpapers and all the page edges are marbled.Half title page is present.Complete with illustrations by phiz numbering 39 and with engraved frontispiece of Dickens as a younger man.The book does NOT contain the usual heavy foxing and where there is some browning it tends to be on the verso of the plates and sporadically to the margins of the plates.There are no previous names or inscriptions present.This is The First Edition 1st issue points showing as "latter" instead of "letter" on the 6th to last line of page 160, but sister " for "visitor" on the 17th line of page 123 etc.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and no loose leaves present.It's an attractive and polished binding that would sit handsomely on any bookshelf.Certainly one or Dicken's more sought after titles and a great addition to any collection of his works.8vo (xvi) 624pp First Edition [1839] . Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 1st Printing. 1839.

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Life & Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby ( Dickenss Works )

Charles Dickens , Illustrated by Phiz, marblelized endpapers , inner hinge Slightly Starting, Frontispiece of Author engraved by Ernden ? with Facsimile Signed by Charles Dickens,

London, Chapman & Hall. HB NODJ ISSUED, No Date, Early Edition 1840s ?, Edges pages beautifully Marblelized, NF+/NF+, AS-IS, NODJ, Brown Tooled Leather with spine Lables & Gold Gilt decorations, Cover light rub, Scuff , Wear, Hinge ever so slightly Starting, tiny Tears Along Spine, Interior Nice, Tight Clean some Fox , Wear, 625 pages with Illustration on Last Page of Book,NODJ. Full-Leather.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Volume 2) (2)

Charles Dickens

2002-03-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall 1839. (Half leather) 624pp. Very good plus. Frontispiece port., illus. A dignified and handsome green leather back, raised bands, gilt title on burgundy label; marbled boards, edges, endpapers. Bright, little worn. Internally, some age spotting, some off-setting, some foxing, the whole remaining square and tight. First book edition. Illustrations by Phiz..

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839 Book. Illus. by Phiz. Fair. Half-Leather. First Thus. Fair red half-leather with marbled boards, five raised bands; front joint split about 3" from top; all leather heavily rubbed at corners, joints and spine ends; marbled edges and epp; most illustrations moderately tanned at edges; ALL FIRST ISSUE POINTS PRESENT.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839 XVI-624 PP.Illustrations by Phiz [H.K.Browne] A 2-Nd. Issue published in the same year as the first. Having all points as given by Eckel [PP.64-66] having no date at title. Apart for some mild foxing, mainly at plates, a fine copy of an early Dickens. Finely bound in 1/2 calf, gilded spine with raised bands and green morocco letter piece.

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall, 1839. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good+. H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). Octavo. A very good+ early printing bound in modern three quarter leather and cloth with raised bands, gilt lettering on leather spine labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The two issue points in the text have been corrected. Bound from the parts, with stab holes visible; date on title page is 1839. Housed in cloth covered slipcase. Engraved frontis portrait and 38 engraved plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). Age toning and foxing at margins of engravings. xvi, 624 pp.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall Binding rubbed, spine a little cracked. PP tanned and lightly foxed else a sound copy.. First Edition. Half Leather Marbled Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby [graphic] Volume 4-1 [FULL LEATHER BOUND]

Charles Dickens

2019. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back . This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Vol: - Volume 4-1, Pages 1232. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.) Volume 4-1

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The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby : with thirty-nine illustrations / by Phiz. 1870 [FULL LEATHER BOUND]

Dickens Charles

2019. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1870]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 976. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.)

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Life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby [FULL LEATHER BOUND]

Dickens, Charles

2019. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back []. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 906. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.)

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The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby [FULL LEATHER BOUND]

Dickens, Charles

2019. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back []. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 890. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.)

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman & Hall. Good+ tight condition 3/4 leather hardback light wear restored. 1839. 1st edition. Ist edition points word 'latter' page 160 'sister' instead of 'visitor' p. 123 line 17 Contents Very Good bookplate .

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

Dickens, Charles

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. Contains first edition points; the word 'latter' to p.160, six lines from bottom, but reads 'sister' instead of 'visiter' on line 17 of p.123. Front board, endpapers and frontis partially detached, front hinge heavily split, rear hinge also split but less so. Spine has some loss to ends (1 inch to head) but has unfortunately been extensively repaired with sellotape. Leather scuffed, marbled boards rubbed. Foxed throughout, mainly to plates but with the odd patch of browning throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown. Pages generally clean and tidy.. First Edition. Half Leather. Poor. Illus. by Phiz. 8vo.

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY: 3 VOL LIMITED EDITION . SET

DICKENS, CHARLES

BOSTON: ESTES & LAURIAT, 1890. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL THREE VOLUME SET...SCARCE AND IMPORTANT...CHARLES DICKENS...THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY...PUB BY ESTES & LAURIAT IN BOSTON IN 1890..EDITION DELUXE LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES ..THIS IS SSET #531...EACH VOL IS BOUND IN BURGANDY HARDBOUND, CONTAINS APPROXIMATELY 400 PAGES OF TEXT AND WONDERFUL ENGRAVINGS THAT STILL HAVE THE TISSUE PROTECTORS...EACH VOL HAS TITLE ETC LABEL ON SPINE...VERY GOOD CONDITION...THE BINDINGS SHOW A BIT OF WEAR BUT NOTING EXCESSIVE FOR A SET PRINTED ALMOST 125 YEARS AGO...THE THREE VOL. SET ONLY $175...WOW, AND DOJBLE WOW. 1890 THREE VOLUME LIMITED EDT SET. HARDBOUND. NEAR FINE/NOT PUB IN D.J.. Illus. by ENGRAVINGS. OCTAVO. CHARLES DICKENS LIMITED EDITIO.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Dickens, Charles

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1841. Hardcover. Very Good. 403 pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece plus 38 (of 39) plates originally designed and etched in steel by "Phiz", redrawn by J. Yaeger form the originals. Modern quarter calf, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards. Early American edition. Lacking one plate, foxing throughout, diagonal creasing to last few pages, else very good.

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CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPH Of THREE YOUNG GIRLS, Presumed Native American

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Rouse, Colo: Silver State Photo Co, (n. p.). Ca 1890s. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Some faint extremity stains, with one faint spot in the center of the image. About Very Good.. Image: 4-13/16" x 3-7/8". Mount: 6-1/2" x 4-1/8" The town was named after S. F. Rouse of the Colorado Coal and Iron Company. This town was located six miles south of Walsenburg, Colorado, now a ghost town. In the town's vicinity was a coal mine, also named after Rouse, which was operated by Colorado Fuel and Iron. Rouse was the No. 4 mine of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. It opened in 1888 as the biggest coal mine in the state, and in 1889 was the leading producer in Huerfano County, averaging 70 rail cars a day. Based on their appearance, the young ladies possibly Utes, known to have lived in southern portion of the state, though this pure speculation on our part.. As to Silver State Photo Co., no doubt this enterprising photographic firm took advantage of the economic boom that accompanied the working of the coal mine & offered the expanded community their services. That said, we find no contemporary record of the firm, apparently now having faded to oblivion.

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THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY Franklin Library

Charles Dickens

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1983. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in boards. Quarter leather. Gilt decoration, gilt edges. Marble endpapers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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