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The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang

The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club Both Volumes - Charles Dickens 1899 - Gadshill Edition - Andrew Lang

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1899 edition. Red cover no jacket. Volume 1 and 2. Cover is marked.……INTRODUCTION.
Nơt many things in literary history áre better known than
the origin of Pickcick. Charles Dickens, at the age of
twenty-four, had written nothing worth mentioning for
publication, except the set of papers, mainly contributed to
Meanwhile,
Mesrs. Chapman and Hall had been in communication, through
Mr. Charles Whitehend, with Dickens, whom they wished to
secure as a contributor to a Library of Fietion." They had
also dealings with Mr. Seymour, an artist whose forte was
the designing of cockney sporting plates." Such things were
then popular, and may still be seen on the walls of smoking-
rooms in country houses, The vein probably worked itself
Seymour wanted
to go on drawing this sort of caricature ; Mr. Chapman wanted
it to be accompanied by letter-pres8, and his partner, Mr.
There was to be a monthly something," containing the adventures of a cockney
sporting club. Dickens was, as he said, no sportsman, and
the Evening Chronicle, called Sketches by Bos.
out in Leech's Mr. Jorrocks and Mr. Briggs.
Hall, conveyed this desire to Dickens.
preferred to let his pen run at its pleasure among English
scenes and people." Seymour's original cover of the Pickeick
Papers shows Mr. Pickwick asleep in a punt after luncheon ….