1857 1st ed 1st printing Charles Dickens LITTLE DORRIT Social Classes Marshalsea

DICKENS, Charles

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Little Dorrit “is a wonderfully rich novel— rich in ideas, rich in characterization, rich in incident, and written in a richly imaginative prose…many critics regard it as Dickens’ masterpiece” (Watts).

 

This rare first book edition of Charles Dickens’ “Little Dorrit” is a masterpiece in political satire. Dickens emphasizes and exposes many of the deficiencies and short-comings within the governmental system – specifically the debt collection systems. In addition to these critiques, Dickens makes clear his concern for the safety and treatment of industrial workers. A true story of the differences in social classes! This fine first edition includes 40 charming illustrations! Must see!

 

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1857 1st ed 1st printing Charles Dickens LITTLE DORRIT Social Classes Marshalsea

 

Little Dorrit “is a wonderfully rich novel— rich in ideas, rich in characterization, rich in incident, and written in a richly imaginative prose…many critics regard it as Dickens’ masterpiece” (Watts).

 

This rare first book edition of Charles Dickens’ “Little Dorrit” is a masterpiece in political satire. Dickens emphasizes and exposes many of the deficiencies and short-comings within the governmental system – specifically the debt collection systems. In addition to these critiques, Dickens makes clear his concern for the safety and treatment of industrial workers. A true story of the differences in social classes! This fine first edition includes 40 charming illustrations! Must see!

 

Item number: #14604

Price: $750

 

DICKENS, Charles

 

Little Dorrit.

 

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. First edition. 1st printing

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xiv, 625, [1]
    • 40 engraved plates
  • References: Eckel, 82-84; Watts 108
  • Edition points:
    1. Signature “BB2” signed “B2”.
    2. Character name “Rigaud” rather than “Blandois”
      • across pages 467-474.
  • Should have no ads.
  • Provenance: Handwritten – W. Watt
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15cm)

 

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14604

Category

Literature

Authors

DICKENS, Charles

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete