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    [Charles Dickens]. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1837. Mixed edition. Five twelvemo volumes. Bindings worn. Overall good condition.

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    [Charles Dickens]. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club: Containing a Faithful Record of the Perambulations, Perils, Adventures and Sporting Transactions of the Corresponding Members. Edited by "Boz." Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1837.

     

    Mixed edition. Five twelvemo volumes. Volumes I and II are fourth editions. Volumes III, IV, and V are first American editions. 219; 228; 232; 223; 205 pages, with four pages of advertisements at the beginning and end of Volume III, four pages of advertisements at the beginning of Volume IV, four pages of advertisements at the beginning of Volume V, and two pages at the end, and an additional 12 pages of advertisements at the end of Volume V titled "Companion to Astoria."

     

    Publisher's orange cloth over drab boards with white title plates on the spine lettered in black. Bindings worn, minor chipping to spine ends, corners bumped, and a small piece of the spine missing on Volume IV. Title plates faded on the last three volumes. Overall good condition.

     

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