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“THE BIBLE OF CHRISTMAS”

DICKENS, Charles. The Christmas Books. London, 1843-48. Together, five volumes.

First editions of all five of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books—chief among them a first issue of his immortal Christmas Carol, the veritable "Bible of Christmas"—illustrated with 63 engravings, four in color, by Leech, Maclise, Stanfield, Doyle and Landseer, all books in the original gilt-decorated cloth. A lovely set. $28,000.

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“WHETHER I SHALL TURN OUT TO BE THE HERO OF MY OWN LIFE….”

DICKENS, Charles. The Personal History of David Copperfield. London, May 1849 to November 1850. Twenty parts in nineteen.

Scarce first edition in the original parts of Dickens' "largely autobiographic" masterpiece, with additional vignette title page, frontispiece and 38 etched plates by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"). $13,800.

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“THE BIBLE OF CHRISTMAS”

DICKENS, Charles. Christmas Books. London, 1843-48. Together, five volumes.

First editions of all five of Charles Dickens’ Christmas Books— chief among them a first issue of his immortal Christmas Carol, the veritable “Bible of Christmas”— illustrated with 63 engravings altogether, four in color, by Leech, Maclise, Stanfield, Doyle and Landseer. A lovely set. $12,000.

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“IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES, IT WAS THE WORST OF TIMES”

DICKENS, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. London, 1859.

First edition, first issue, bound from parts, of Dickens' second historical novel, one of his most enduring works—a powerful tale of self-sacrifice and rebirth amid the turmoil of the French Revolution—handsomely bound in full calf-gilt by Morrell. $9200.

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DICKENS’ BLEAK HOUSE, IN ORIGINAL PARTS

DICKENS, Charles. Bleak House. London, 1852-53. Twenty parts in 19, as issued.

Scarce first edition in original parts and wrappers of Dickens’ ambitious, bracing masterpiece, with 40 engraved illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), including frontispiece and nine other dramatic "dark plates," as well as vignette title page. An exceptional copy in the original blue wrappers, complete with all advertisements called for, save one. $8800.

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“NEVER WAS A BOOK RECEIVED WITH MORE RAPTUROUS ENTHUSIASM”

DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, 1836.

First edition of one of Dickens' most popular works—his first novel, and his first work to appear in serialized form—here in the scarce original parts. Mixed first and later issues, as almost always when found in parts. $7500.

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“HUMAN LIFE… SOMEHOW LARGER AND BRIGHTER THAN THE REALITY”

DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London, 1838-1839. Twenty parts in nineteen.

First edition, mixed issue, in original parts of one of Dickens’ most popular works, illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne (“Phiz”). $5500.

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DICKENS’ MASTER HUMPHREY’S CLOCK

DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey's Clock. London, 1840-41. Eighty-eight weekly parts.

First edition of Master Humphrey’s Clock in the scarce original 88 weekly parts, including The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge. Illustrated by George Cattermole and Hablôt Knight Browne ("Phiz"). An exceptional copy. $4900.

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HANDSOME SET OF DICKENS’ WORKS ILLUSTRATED FROM THE ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS

DICKENS, Charles. The Works. London, 1903. Together, 36 volumes.

Limited Edition de Luxe of the Gadshill Edition of Dickens Works, number 100 of only 130 sets with illustrations on Japanese paper, illustrated with full-page steel-engraved plates from the original illustrations by various artists including Cruikshank, Phiz, Graves, and Tenniel. Very handsomely bound. $4800.

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HANDSOME SET OF DICKENS’ WORKS, ILLUSTRATED FROM THE ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS

DICKENS, Charles. The Works. New York, 1902. Together, 36 volumes.

American issue of the Gadshill Edition of Dickens Works, illustrated with full-page plates from the original engraved illustrations by various artists including Cruikshank, Phiz, Graves, and Tenniel. Handsomely bound. $4800.

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"NEVER WAS A BOOK RECEIVED WITH MORE RAPTUROUS ENTHUSIASM THAN THAT WHICH GREETED THE PICKWICK PAPERS"

DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, 1837. First edition, first issue of one of Dickens' greatest works, with 43 illustrations by Seymour, Buss and Phiz, beautifully bound by Bayntun. $4800.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION OF THE PICKWICK PAPERS

DICKENS, Charles. Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, 1836-37.

First book edition, mixed first and early issue, of one of Dickens’ greatest works, with 43 illustrations by Seymour and Phiz, extra-illustrated with a complete suite of 32 engraved plates, most by Thomas Onwyn (who has signed many of the plates as "Sam Weller"), handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Zaehnsdorf. $4200.

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FIRST ISSUE OF LITTLE DORRIT, IN ORIGINAL PARTS

DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London, December 1855-June 1857. Nineteen parts (20 numbers).

First edition, first issue, in the original serialized parts, with cover design and illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne. An excellent copy, complete with all ads present. $4200.

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“TORTURE IN LOVE, AND DESPAIR, AND MADNESS”

DICKENS, Charles. Our Mutual Friend. London, 1865. Two volumes.

First edition, bound from parts, of this classic Dickens novel about liars, deceivers, and pretenders, with 40 illustrations by Marcus Stone, handsomely bound and with an elaborate bi-directional fore-edge painting of Charles Dickens. $2800.

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DICKENS, Charles. The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London, 1870. Six parts (all published).

First edition in original parts of Dickens' last book, a tantalizingly incomplete murder mystery, illustrated with 14 engraved plates after designs by Luke Fildes and with the wrapper of Part VI in the earliest state. $2650.

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DICKENS, Charles. Mystery of Edwin Drood. London, 1870. Six parts (all published).

First edition in original parts of Dickens' last book, a tantalizingly incomplete murder mystery, illustrated with 14 engraved plates after designs by Luke Fildes and with the wrapper of Part VI in the earliest state. $2650.

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“A DEATHLESS NICHE IN THE TEMPLE OF FAME”

DICKENS, Charles. Works. London and New York, 1903-07. Twenty-two volumes bound in twenty. “The Fireside Dickens,” a complete set of Dickens’ perennially popular and beloved novels and stories— including such incomparable classics as The Pickwick Papers, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol— illustrated with engravings by Cruikshank, “Phiz,” and others, handsomely bound by Morrell. $2500.

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“HIS SINGLE MOST FEROCIOUS ONSLAUGHT AGAINST ENGLAND”

DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London, 1857.

First edition, first issue, bound from parts, of one of Dickens’ most outspoken and outstanding novels, with 40 illustrations by Hablôt Knight Brown (“Phiz”), including frontispiece and vignette title page. $2000.

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“HIS SINGLE MOST FEROCIOUS ONSLAUGHT AGAINST ENGLAND”

DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London, 1857.

First edition in book form, first issue, of one of Dickens’ most outspoken and outstanding novels, with 40 illustrations by Hablôt Knight Brown (“Phiz”), including frontispiece and vignette title page. $1750.

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“A CONCORD OF AFFECTION AND BROTHERHOOD”

DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey"s Clock. London, 1840-41. Three volumes.

First edition, bound from parts, with frontispiece plates in each volume and almost 200 in-text illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Knight Browne (“Phiz”), quite handsomely bound by Frost. $1700.

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“A CONCORD OF AFFECTION AND BROTHERHOOD”

DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey's Clock. London, 1840-41. Three volumes.

First edition in book form, with frontispieces and almost 200 in-text illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Knight Browne (“Phiz”). Includes The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge. $1700.

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CRUIKSHANK’S ILLUSTRATIONS FOR DICKENS’ JOSEPH GRIMALDI

(CRUIKSHANK, George) [DICKENS, Charles]. Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. London, 1846. Two volumes in one.

Second English edition of Dickens’ engaging account of “what [clowns] did with themselves out of pantomime, and off the stage,” with hand-colored frontispiece portrait of Grimaldi by Harris after DeWilde, a second frontispiece portrait by Greatbatch after Raven, and 12 full-page etchings by Cruikshank. $450.

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