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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

  • Lot 32

    [PICKWICK PAPERS] -- [ONWHYN, Thomas]. Thirty-Two Plates to Illustrate the Cheap Edition of Pickwick. London: J. Newman, [1848].

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    [PICKWICK PAPERS] -- [ONWHYN, Thomas]. Thirty-Two Plates to Illustrate the Cheap Edition of Pickwick. London: J. Newman, [1848].

    8 monthly parts, 8o (190 x 128 mm). 2 pages advertisement at beginning and 2 pages at end part 4. 32 lithographic plates (some light soiling and staining, one or two spots). Original green printed paper wrappers (some extremities creased and chipped); quarter green morocco gilt folding box. Provenance: Kenyon Starling.

    Lithographic copies of Onwhyn's etchings to Illustrations to the "Pickwick Club" Edited by "Boz." By Samuel Weller, first published in London by E. Grattan, 1837. Yale/Gimbel H1124.


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