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The Life And Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

First American Edition


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First American Edition of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens, in original wrappers.

Octavo, [20 Parts in 19], x, 624pp. In publisher’s original green printed wrappers, sewn at spine. Some parts have detached covers, all uncut and clean text. Title page and index found in Part 19/20. This work is usually found as a single volume set, with no record of this work appearing as a collection of imprints. Part I ends at page 24, with Part II beginning at Page 41. Errata slip in Part XIV, offering the “Publishers regret” that due to the sudden “indisposition of the artist,” the plates for this issue will be postponed by a month, dated April 30, 1839, London. Includes 36 full page illustrations. (Rinderknecht 55377) Housed in custom cloth clamshell case, title on morocco label on spine. A scarce set in the original wraps.

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Location Published

New York


James Turney, Jr.


First American Edition

Date Published



Original wraps


Very Good

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