Item #17086 The Pickwick Papers. Charles Dickens.
The Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

London: Folio Society, 2005. Illustrations by R.Seymour, R.W. Buss and Phiz. Hardcover in a Slipcase.

Quarter dark red leather with black leather title label to matching boards with gilt border; 10.5 inches tall; 798 pages. Illustrated with the original Illustrations by R.Seymour, R.W. Buss and Phiz; Introduction by A. N. Wilson,

The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, No Flaws or Blemishes but a spot of fade on the center of the spine; Book is unread and appears unopened. Slipcase has a ripple in paper near spine and a bump on an inside corner.

Full Title:
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, Containing a Faithful Record of the Perambulations, Perils, Travels, Adventures and Sporting Transactions of the Corresponding Members.


Near Fine / A Near Fine Slipcase. Item #17086

Charles Dickens' first novel, written when he was 14, The Pickwick Papers holds a pivotal position in the evolution of the novel, marking a shift from serialized storytelling to a cohesive narrative form. It introduced readers to Dickens' remarkable ability to blend humor, pathos, and social commentary.

Through the adventures of the endearing Mr. Pickwick and his eccentric companions, Dickens deftly explores the intricacies of Victorian society. The novel's episodic structure, rich characterizations, and satirical wit captivated readers and established Dickens as a literary force.

Moreover, Pickwick Papers laid the groundwork for Dickens' subsequent works, showcasing his keen observation of human nature and his ability to champion the marginalized. The novel's satirical lens and keen social commentary continue to resonate, cementing its significance in literary history.

Price: $85.00