The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens 1998 Everyman's Library Knopf hardcover

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Condition: Good condition for a used book! Very minor wear.  Burgundy cloth with black text block on spine and gilt text. Burgundy ribbon sewn in. Protected in an archival Brodart cover.  See images for the condition of this book.

Blurb: A classic tale in the EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY series which throws light on English life in the 1830s. Includes 43 works by Seymour and 'Phiz'.

"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.'