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Charles Dickens; Boz
|Notes:||Title from cover and series list. Edition statement, imprint, and date from title pages of individual vols. Edition statement: ["Carleton's new illustrated edition."].
"Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Co., printers, 205-213 East 12th St., New York"--Verso of most title pages.
At end of vol. I within advertising matter: "A catalogue of Charles Dickens' writings", with citation of series vol. for each of Dickens' writings.
"Short Christmas stories" not listed on t.p. of v. II. Storiesconsist of: Somebody's luggage, Mrs. Lirriper's lodgings, Mrs. Lirriper's legacy, Doctor Marigold, Two ghost stories, The boy at Mugby, The seven poor travellers.
"Miscellanies" consists of: On duty with Inspector Field, Down with the tide, A walk in a work house, Prince Bull, a fairy tale, A plated article, Our honorable friend, Our school, Our vestry, Our bore, Hunted down, Mudfog Association first and second meetings, The Holly Tree Inn, A Christmas tree.
"Reprinted pieces" consists of: The long voyage, The begging-letter writer, A child's dream of a star, Our English watering-place, Our French watering-place, Bill-sticking, "Births. Mrs. Meek of a son", Lying awake, The poor relation's story, The child's story, The schoolboy's story, Nobody' story, A monument of French folly.
"Miscellaneous pieces" consists of: The wreck of the Golden Mary, The perils of certain English prisoners, Going into society, The haunted house, Tom Tiddler's ground, No thoroughfare, Sketches of young couples, New uncommerical samples, The boy at Mugby, The seven poor travellers, The ghost of art, Out of town, Out of the season, A poor man's tale of a patent, The noble savage, A flight, The detective police, Three "detective" anecdotes.
|Description:||15 v. : ill. ; 19 cm.|
|Contents:||Vol. I. The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club --
II. Oliver Twist. Uncommercial traveller. Short Christmas stories --
III. The personal history of David Copperfield --
IV. Great expectations. Pictures from Italy. American notes --
V. Dombey and Son --
VI. Barnaby Rudge and Edwin Drood --
VII. The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby --
VIII. Old curiosity shop. Master Humphrey's clock and Miscellanies --
IX. Bleak House --
X. Little Dorrit --
XI. The life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit --
XII. Our mutual friend --
XIII. Christmas books. Tale of two cities and A message from the sea --
XIV. Sketches by "Boz". Hard times. Reprinted pieces --
XV. A child's history of England and Miscellaneous pieces.
|Other Titles:||Short Christmas stories.
Carleton's illustrated edition