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    [Charles Dickens.] Eight Books Regarding The Pickwick Papers, including: Charles Dickens. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club. New York: James Turney, 1839. First American edition in one volume. Octavo. 609 pages. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt and blind-stamped titles. Moderate shelf wear. Disbound at page 232. Binding separated at several places. Damp-staining to most pages. Fair condition. [and:] Logan Clendening. A Handbook to Pickwick Papers. New York London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. First edition. One of 2,000 copies. Octavo. 156 pages. Orange cloth over light blue boards with gilt titles and decorations. Moderate shelf wear. Previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Very good condition. [and:] Percy Fitzgerald. The History of Pickwick. An Account of Its Characters, Localities, Allusions, and Illustrations. With a Bibliography. London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1891. First edition. Octavo. 375 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Moderate edges wear. Lightly bumped corners. Very good condition. [and:] W. Miller and E. H. Strange. A Centenary Bibliography of the Pickwick Papers. London: The Argonaut Press, [1936]. First edition. Personal annotated copy of Thomas Hatton, author of A Bibliography of the Periodical Works of Charles Dickens. Octavo. 223 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Top edge gilt. Minor shelf wear. A very good copy. [and:] William Dexter & J. W. T. Ley. The Origin of Pickwick. London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1936. First edition. Twelvemo. 159 pages. Publisher's orange cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Original pictorial dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear, including bumped edges and corners. Soiling to dust jacket, which also has minor edge wear. A very good copy. [and:] Mrs. Seymour. An Account of the Origin of the "Pickwick Papers." London: Printed for the Author, 1901. Reprint edition. Number 42 of 50 limited edition copies signed by Thomas Kitton on the limitation page. Also, a Kitton ALS has been tipped-in on the front pastedown. Octavo. 28 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles. Previous owner's bookplate on the front free endpaper. Textblock toned. Minor wear at the corners. Very good condition. [and:] George W. Davis. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Some New Bibliographic Discoveries. London: Marks & Co., 1928. First edition. Octavo. 20 pages. Publisher's green wrappers with black titles. Thomas Hatton's signature and address on the first page. Hand-annotations by Hatton throughout. Minor shelf wear. Very good condition. [and:] Samuel W. Lambert. When Mr. Pickwick Went Fishing. With Eleven Illustrations by Robert Seymour. New York: Edmond Byrne Hackett The Brick Row Book Shop, Inc., 1924. First edition. Octavo. 83 pages. Publisher's cream cloth over green boards with a white title plate lettered in black. Original green pictorial dust jacket. Minor shelf wear. Mild toning of the endpapers. Very good condition. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.

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