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!

 

Item number: #260

Price: $ 750

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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: #260

Price: $ 750

 

DICKENS, Charles.

 

Little Dorrit.

 

London, Bradbury and Evans, 1857. First edition. Eckel, 82-84. Watts, 108.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [xiv], 625
  • 1st edition 1st state points:
    • Character name “Rigaud” rather than “Blandois” on pp. 469, 470, 472, and 474.
    • Shouldn’t have any ads.
    • Signature “BB2” signed “B2”.
  • Binding: Hardcover cloth; tight and secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15cm)
  • We find this same 1st printing for sale elsewhere at $1,800

 

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Category

Literature

Authors

DICKENS, Charles.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete