The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens 1938 The Heritage Press vintage hardcover

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Condition: Acceptable: Signs of wear and consistent use. Illustrated with color plates and wood engravings by Gordon Ross. Front hinge is cracked. Some light foxing on cover boards. Slipcase rubbed. . See images for the condition of this book.

Blurb: A classic tale which throws light on English life in the 1830s. 

"Few first novels have created as much popular excitement as The Pickwick Papers–-a comic masterpiece that catapulted its 24-year-old author to immediate fame. Readers were captivated by the adventures of the poet Snodgrass, the lover Tupman, the sportsman Winkle &, above all, by that quintessentially English Quixote, Mr Pickwick, & his cockney Sancho Panza, Sam Weller. From the hallowed turf of Dingley Dell Cricket Club to the unholy fracas of the Eatanswill election, via the Fleet debtor’s prison, characters & incidents sprang to life from Dickens’s pen, to form an enduringly popular work of ebullient humour & literary invention.'