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Charles Dickens
The Special Edition of The Greater Works Of Charles Dickens Howell [1880]
London: W R Howell, 1880. The Special Edition of The Greater Works Of Charles Dickens Pub. W. R. Howell & Co. Rarely seen complete collection of the 11 part six shilling edition. From the covers of Division 1; The Special Edition of The Greater Works Of Charles Dickens, Pickwick Papers, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, Martin Chuzzlewit, Dombey and Son and Bleak House With all the original illustrations issued by arrangement with Messrs. Chapman and Hall, proprietors of the copyrights. The publishers feel that the title, "THE GREATER WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS", is justified by the enormous sale these particular volumes have obtained. Many attempts have been made to Illustrate these books, but none have achieved the success of the originals by PHIZ and SEYMOUR. It is almost unnecessary to remind the public of the quaintness of the drawings, of their truth to the fashions of the time and the spirit of the stories. The former issue of these books with the original plates was very expensive, and they are now almost unobtainable. The low price of this edition will place it within reach of those whose means prevent them from obtaining first editions. This issue surpasses all others in the size and quality of paper. The whole of the original drawings by the above named Artists will be given, sixty of which will be printed direct from the steels. The work is specially prepared for subscription only, and will not be obtainable through ordinary booksellers. CONDITIONS OF PUBLICATION - The work will be completed in Thirty-one parts at 2s. each, Or in Ten divisions at 6s. each and … [Click Below for Full Description]
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