First Dutch edition of The Pickwick papers (The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club), famous first novel by Charles Dickens (1812-1870).
Work in two volumes dating back to the year 1840, hardcovers, complete with various illustrations, including the portrait of Dickens with his engraved signature.
Fair general conditions, spine of the second volume restored, several sheets of the first volume are detached.
Signs of time, humidity and tears in various points of both volumes (inevitable due to the poor quality of the paper that had been chosen by the author to reduce the costs).
Rare edition, difficult to find.
Certificate of authenticity is included.
Original title: Lotgevallen en ontmoetingen van Samuël Pickwick en zijne reisgenooten (The Pickwick papers)
Author: Charles Dickens
Subject: Literature with illustrations
Year of publication: 1840
Publishing place: Amsterdam
Pages (first volume): 6+405
Pages (second volume): 3+424
Size in cm (first volume): 14 x 22,5 x 3,6
Size in cm (second volume): 14 x 22,5 x 3
Signatures, brands, origin: Dutch origin
Attributes: First edition
Item conditions: Fair
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