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[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.] 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