The Dickens Aquarelles. First Series. Twelve Original Character Illustrations of the "Pickwick Papers." New York: J.W. Boulton, 1888. | Christie's" /> [PICKWICK PAPERS]. -- "STYLUS", pseudonym. <I>The Dickens Aquarelles. First Series. Twelve Original Character Illustrations of the "Pickwick Papers."</I> New York: J.W. Boulton, 1888. | Christie's
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    [PICKWICK PAPERS]. -- "STYLUS", pseudonym. The Dickens Aquarelles. First Series. Twelve Original Character Illustrations of the "Pickwick Papers." New York: J.W. Boulton, 1888.

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    [PICKWICK PAPERS]. -- "STYLUS", pseudonym. The Dickens Aquarelles. First Series. Twelve Original Character Illustrations of the "Pickwick Papers." New York: J.W. Boulton, 1888.

    2o (280 x 205 mm). Prospectus. 12 hand-colored lithographs signed "J.S." (lightly browned, a bit thumbed). 4 pp. preliminaries. (A bit browned.) Loose in original green cloth backed pictorial printed paper boards portfolio (extremities rubbed, spotted, lacking some ties); folding box. Provenance: ownership inscription dated 16 June 1888; Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION, on Whatman paper dated 1887, characters identified in pencil on each plate. Yale/Gimbel H1163.


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