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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

Rare books by Charles Dickens, including first editions, copies in fine bindings, handsome sets of his collected works, and original letters and manuscripts.

Read our blog postabout thebicentenary of Charles Dickens first editions and watch our video on the publishing formats of Charles Dickens first editions.

In terms of enormous and unfailing popularity, Charles Dickens (1812–1870) is the towering figure in the 19th-century novel, not only in the English-speaking world, but reaching out to an international readership. During his own lifetime he was not only the most famous novelist but perhaps also the most famous person in the world.

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  1. The Works.
    An attractive library set in excellent condition. Two volumes are dated 1894 and 1895, the rest are undated. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 42935

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  2. In Dickens's London.
    First edition. One of a limited edition of 150 numbered sets, each signed on the limitation leaf by the artist and the publisher. Additionally signed by Smith on the print "Coffee-Room, George Inn". Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 75760

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