The history of Pickwick
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The history of Pickwick an account of its characters, localities, allusions, and illustrations, with a bibliography by

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English


  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870,
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Percy Fitzgerald.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 12545.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 375, [1] p.
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13560827M

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It has been quite some time since a book made me laugh out loud. Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers, or more properly The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, did so again and again. The book arose from Dickens' engagement to provide descriptions to accompany a series of comic prints in the popular genre of the picture novel. Dickens' captions /5. About The Pickwick Papers. The high-spirited work of a young Dickens, The Pickwick Papers is the remarkable first novel that made its author famous and that has remained one of the best-known books in the world. In it the inimitable Samuel Pickwick, his well-fed body and unsinkable good spirits clad in tights and gaiters, sallies forth through the noisy streets of London and into the colorful. May Sun: Mon: Tue: Wed: Thu: Fri: Sat: 1: 2: CHAPTER I. THE PICKWICKIANS T he first ray of light which illumines the gloom, and converts into a dazzling brilliancy that obscurity in which the earlier history of the public career of the immortal Pickwick would appear to be involved, is derived from the perusal of the following entry in the Transactions of the Pickwick Club, which the editor of these papers feels the highest pleasure in.