The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.
The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS.
The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS.

The COMPLETE WORKS Of CHARLES DICKENS.

Leipzig: Frederick Fleischer, 1839 - 1840. 1st Collected Edition of Dickens' works. Not in Gimbel. 6 volumes [Pickwick, 2v; OT; Nickleby, 2v, Sketches]. Each volume [except Vol I, Pickwick] with a 'Works' t.p. as well as an individual t.p. Vol I with frontis, the Macready portrait. 12mo. 7" x 4-1/8". Publisher's maroon half-leather with marbled paper boards. Blue eps. General wear. Occasional spot of foxing, with faint area of damping to lower margin of Vol I. Overall, Very Good. Item #31877.1

The complete works of Dickens, as published through this set's publication date of 1839 - 1840 [Sketches]. The United States' publishing houses didn't offer such until 1846. Dickens' own publisher in England, Chapman & Hall, didn't begin offering a Collected Edition until 1847 [cf. NCBEL III, 783].

While individual volumes of this set are often encountered, complete sets, as here, are quite uncommon. OCLC only records one complete set [9v], that at Yale, purchased from us over a decade ago.

Price: $1,500.00

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