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2 April 2008
[PICKWICK PAPERS]. -- [ONWHYN, Thomas]. Illustrations to the Pickwick Club. Edited by "Boz." By Samuel Weller. London: E. Grattan, 1837.
8 parts [all issued], 8o (229 x 144 mm). 32 etched plates by Thomas Onwhyn, including engraved title (some darkening and spotting, mostly at edges with a few splits). Original green printed wrappers, uncut (a few wrappers splitting along folds, corner of rear wrapper torn); cloth folding case. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).
Originally planned as a ten part series (as stated on the wrappers of the first five parts), Onwhyn's suite of 32 plates are each captioned below with excerpts from the text. Yale/Gimbel H1120.
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