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DICKENS, Charles. Sketches by Boz.
London : 1864An attractively bound copy of Dickens's classic, first published in book-form in 1839. Sketches by Boz was Dickens's first book, although this reprint follows the revised text of the new edition. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 139194
DICKENS, Charles. Sketches by Boz; [together with:] The Mystery of Edwin Drood Etc.
London : 1890-91A handsomely bound copy of Sketches by Boz, a collection of pieces concerning the daily life of London and its people, together with Dicken's unfinished last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Dickens died before the novel could be completed, with only six of the planned twelve instalments ever published. Learn More£95.00
Stock Code: 138726
[DICKENS, Charles.] Sketches by "Boz," illustrative of every-day life, and every-day people;
London : 1836 & 1837First editions of Dickens's first books, both the first and second series, in nice condition in the original cloth; "it is an irrefutable fact that the book first published by an author who subsequently attained great eminence is the most difficult of acquirement in good condition. This is acutely true of Dickens's first book" (Eckel. p. 11). Dickens's... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 138100
[DICKENS, Charles.] Sketches by "Boz," illustrative of every-day life, and every day people.
London : 1836Second edition of Dickens's first book, published six months after the first, with a new preface. "The sketches were praised for their humour, wit, touches of pathos, and the 'startling fidelity' of their descriptions of London life" (ODNB). Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 138096
(DICKENS, Charles.) Library of Fiction,
London : 1836-1837First editions in book form, the first volume containing two early pieces by Dickens (as Boz) - "The Tuggs's at Ramsgate" and "A Little Talk About Spring and the Sweeps". Both were collected in Sketches by Boz published later in the same year. The second volume, completing the publication, does not contain any work by Dickens, but contains... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 138190
DICKENS, Charles. Library of Fiction,
London : 1836First edition in book form, first issue (1836 on title page), contains two pieces by Dickens (as Boz) - "The Tuggs's at Ramsgate" and "A Little Talk About Spring and the Sweeps". Both were collected in Sketches by Boz published later in the same year. Although the first volume of The Library of Fiction was followed by a second volume... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 138171