London: William Kidd, for the Author, [ca 1838]." /> [DICKENS, Charles]. -- [ANONYMOUS]. <I>Characteristic Sketches of Young Gentlemen. By "Quiz," Junior. The whole interspersed with various friendly hints and useful suggestions.</I> London: William Kidd, for the Author, [ca 1838]. | Christie's
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    The William E. Self Family Collection Part I The Kenyon Starling Library Of Charles Dickens

    2 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

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    [DICKENS, Charles]. -- [ANONYMOUS]. Characteristic Sketches of Young Gentlemen. By "Quiz," Junior. The whole interspersed with various friendly hints and useful suggestions. London: William Kidd, for the Author, [ca 1838].

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    [DICKENS, Charles]. -- [ANONYMOUS]. Characteristic Sketches of Young Gentlemen. By "Quiz," Junior. The whole interspersed with various friendly hints and useful suggestions. London: William Kidd, for the Author, [ca 1838].

    8o (160 x 102 mm). 6 pages publisher's advertisements at end. Wood-engraved frontispiece, vignette-title and tailpiece. (Lightly browned, one or two spots.) Original purple embossed cloth, printed pictorial paper label on the front cover (spine lightly faded). Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. The title-page advertises this little anonymous volume as "The Companion to 'Sketches of Young Ladies'" penned anonymously by the Rev. Edward Caswall in 1837. Yale/Gimbel H379a.

    [With:] [CASWALL, Rev. Edward]. Sketches of Young Couples, Young Ladies, Young Gentlemen. By Quiz. London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, [1869].

    8o (165 x 109 mm). 2pp. publisher's advertisements at end. Frontispiece and 16 plates by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"] (of 17, lacking "Evangelical Young Lady", lightly browned, one or two spots.) (Typed catalogue description tipped-in before frontispiece, lightly browned, one or two spots.) Original green pictorial gilt beveled boards (extremities a bit rubbed). Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Yale/Gimbel D56. (2)


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