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Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club by Charles Dickens

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Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club by Charles Dickens - First issue in book form of The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club by Charles Dickens

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Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club by Charles Dickens - First issue in book form of The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club by Charles Dickens

Conditions: Front cover detached, full leather, 5 raised bands on spine, marbled end papers.

Meets 6 of 7 of Walter Smith's 'seven unequivocal' first issue points:

  • Page 260 line 29, 'hodling' for 'holding.'
  • Page 267 '7' in page number slightly raised.
  • Page 341 line 1: Correct reading of 'inde-licate;' line 5 correct reading of 'inscription;' 
  • Page 342 line 5: 'S. Veller' uncorrected.
  • Page 400 line 21: 'this friends' for 'his friends.'
  • Page 432 headline: 'F' in 'OF' imperfect.
  • Page 25 has signature 'E'

Further points:

  • lacks half-title page
  • Title page vignette sign says 'Tony Veller'
  • has directions to the binder and 6 lines of errata
  • Page 9 has footnote
  • Page 261 signature 'X2'
  • Page 278 10 lines from bottom 'Samuel' for Weller
  • Page 303 missing 2nd '3'
  • Page 375 headline 'PICWKICK'
  • Page 553 1st word of chapter 51 'Considdring'
  • includes R. Buss plates facing pages 69 and 74
  • plates do not have tissue

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Author Dickens, Charles

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