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    A Collection of 186 Original Drawings by "Kyd" of Characters from Dickens

    "Kyd" [Joseph Clayton Clarke, 1857-1937]. A Collection of 186 Original Drawings of Dickensian Characters. [London: n.d., ca. late 1800's]. 186 original pen, ink and watercolor drawings of Dickensian characters. Each drawing is signed by him. The collection is divided into five separate titles by Dickens (one title is in two parts with separate title-pages and character lists), each with its own manuscript title-page and manuscript list of characters, both in colors (not counted as part of the character drawings). Each sheet approximately 11.25 x 8.75 inches, with the illustrations generally 7 x 4.5 inches. Very light rubbing to edges of drawings. Fine. Housed in a series of six chemises and slipcases with red gilt morocco spines.
    Titles as follows: Bleak House, part I, Bleak House, part II, Martin Chuzzlewit, Sketches by "Boz," Miscellaneous Pieces, and Our Mutual Friend.

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