New York: McLoughlin Bros. (n. d.). Ca 1873. 10 pages of text, including inner wrappers. 16 wood engravings by Nast, 6 full page, rendered in chromolithography. 8vo. 10-5/8" x 9"-1/8. Printed stiff-stock yellow paper wrappers, printed in red, green & black via chromolithography. Advert for 'Big Picture Books' & "Standard Folding Board Games" to rear cover. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Wrappers chipped & soiled, with an 1873 po signature at top of front cover. Spine paper restored. One leaf with long repaired tear. A Good copy of an uncommon Dickens work. Item #5491.3
A childrens book, wonderfully illustrated by Nast, containing anonymous paraphrased verse passages from Dickens' Pickwick Papers.
An uncommon item; the Bolton NAST Bibliography does not list this title; not recorded in Gimbel; Engel's PICKWICK Bibliography; the UT VanderPoel Collection; the BL Dickens Supplement; Wilkin's work on American Editions, nor the Osborne collection.