New York: New York Book Concern, 1873-1875.
Illustrated by: Thomas Nast; C. S. Reinhart; W. L. Sheppard; Thoma. Soft Cover. The Harper & Brothers editions of most of the major works of Charles Dickens, from the Pickwick Papers to A Tale of Two Cities. Issued with 70 parts in 38 fascicles by the New York Book Concern. Bound in the original New York Book Concern’s blue paper wrappers. Conditions of publication, from rear panel: “The work will be issued in Semi-monthly Parts. Each 25 cents. Part will contain 48 pages of double column letter-press, profusely illustrated. The 50 cent Parts will contain 96 pages, with double the number of illustrations. No subscriber’s name will be taken for less than the entire work.” A couple of fascicles have covers which have been gingerly reattached and several have wear at the spine; in general they are in Very Good or Good condition. A nice and scarce item for the Dickens collector.~~The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, with fifty-two illustrations by Thomas Nast (pt. 1 - 7/8); The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, with fifty-two illustrations by C. S. Reinhart (pt. 7/8 - 15/16); Dombey and Son, with fifty-two illustrations by W. L. Sheppard (pt. 15/16 - 21/22); The Old Curiosity Shop, illustrated by Thomas Worth (pt. 21/22 - 27/28); The Personal History of David Copperfield, with a Portrait of the Author and Sixty-one illustrations by J. Barnard (pt. 27/28 - 35/36); The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, with Fifty-nine illustrations by J. Barnard (pt. 35/36 - 41/42); Little Dorrit, with fifty-eight illustrations by J. Mahoney (pt. 41/42 - 49/50); Bleak House, with sixty-one illustrations by F. Barnard (pt. 49/50 - 57/58); The Adventures of Oliver Twist, with Twenty-eight illustrations by J. Mahoney (pt. 57/58 - 61/62); Barnaby Rudge, with Forty-four illustrations by J. Barnard (pt. 61/62 - 67/68); A Tale of Two Cities, with over Forty illustrations by American and English Artists (pt. 67/68 - 69/70).
Very Good binding.