The Pic Nic Papers. By various hands. Edited by Charles Dickens, Esq. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank, Phiz, &c.

DICKENS Charles. editor, (1841.)

£450.00  [First Edition]

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Engraved plates by George Cruikshank, Phiz, and Hamerton. First edition, second issue, 8vo., original green ribbed cloth, blocked in gilt and blind, uncut, 8 page publisher's catalogue in volume 2, 4 page publisher's catalogue in volume 3, London, Henry Colburn.

The second issue with G.J.Palmer imprint on verso of title page of volume 1, and 'young publisher' on the third line of the introduction.

Bookplate of William Clyde Wilkins in volume 1, large engraved pictorial bookplate of Vivian L. Henderson in all three volumes, endpapers browned, otherwise generally internally clean. Spines faded and rubbed at tips, corners gently bumped, faint marking to front cover of Vol. 1, cover of Vol. 3 spotted, but overall a good copy.

Stock Code: 125741

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