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Phiz : the man who drew Dickens

Author: Valerie Browne Lester
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Phiz is the first biography of Charles Dickens' most famous illustrator; filled with irresistible drawings, it also provides a vivid portrait of the Victorian age. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Hablot Knight Browne; Hablot Knight Browne; Hablot Knight Browne; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Browne Lester
ISBN: 070117742X 9780701177423
OCLC Number: 57563814
Description: xiv, 269 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Huguenots, patriarchs, and the talent for the tiny --
The French captain's woman --
Births and names --
Abandoned! --
The young printmaker --
The collaborators --
Looking down, looking up, looking around --
Travels with Boz --
In the work saddle --
Phiz and his family --
'Give me back the wild freshness of the morning!' --
Work, work, work --
1859 --
Can you forgive him? --
Milestones and adventures --
Poleaxed --
London's great outing --
Family fun, good friends, and hard times --
The gallery.
Responsibility: Valerie Browne Lester.
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'Phiz' - Hablot Knight Browne - was the great illustrator of Dickens' fiction. For over twenty-three years they worked together, and Phiz's drawings brought to life a galaxy of much-loved characters,  Read more...

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"A sparkling portrait of Charles Dickens's longtime illustrator." --"The Atlantic"

 
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