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Dickens, Ackroyd, Peter
1 Ackroyd, Peter Dickens
London Sinclair-Stevenson 1990 1856190005 / 9781856190008 First Great Britain Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
xvi, 1195 pp. Light creasing to edges of unclipped dj. Black boards clean and square. Spot of scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "...an imaginative and scholarly tour de force." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Dickens Incognito, Aylmer, Felix
2 Aylmer, Felix Dickens Incognito
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
95 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dw. Small stain to back panel, chips near head and heel of spine panel. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine; heel of spine bumped. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Prev. owner's name inked to ffep. A few light splotches and some offsetting to eps. Internally unmarked and tightly bound. Two b/w plates and a b/w map of Slough, to Windsor and Datchet. "Though it neglects none of the rigours of scholarship, this book can be read as a fascinating detective story even by those who know little of Dickens and have never heard of Ellen Ternan." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Brown, Arthur Washburn Sexual Analysis of Dickens' Props
New York Emerson Books Inc 1971 0875231764 / 9780875231761 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
255 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dw. Backstrip panel sunned; sticker residue to lower panel. A few closed tears to upper edge of dw; brown reinforcing tape along upper edge on reverse. Very light wear to edges of blue boards. Faint discolouration and dust foxing to edges of text block; a little scuffing to lower edge. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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4 Clark, Cumberland Charles Dickens and the Begging Letter Writer
New York Haskell House 1972 0838315321 / 9780838315323 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library Octavo 
31 pp. Reprint of the 1923 edition. Red cloth boards clean and square with gilt lettering to upper board (no lettering to rounded spine). Library sticker to lower board. Library impedimenta to eps and title page; library stamps to all edges of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. "With Publication of Dickens' Original Letter" 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Hand Upon The Time: A Life of Charles Dickens, Cooper, Lettice
5 Cooper, Lettice A Hand Upon The Time: A Life of Charles Dickens
London Victor Gollancz 1971 057500603X / 9780575006034 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
144 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dj. Faint sticker residue to upper dj panel. Cream boards square and unbumped, with two or three shallow dents to bottom edge. One small Rorschached splotch to rear eps, otherwise internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "...an informative, vivid introduction for young people to the life and works of Dickens, rich in quotations from Both Dickens' and his contemporaries' writings." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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6 Darwin, Bernard, editor The Dickens Advertiser: A Collection of the Advertisements in the Original Parts of Novels by Charles Dickens
London Elkin Mathews & Marrot 1930 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
vii, 208 pp. General wear and a little rubbed-in grime to illustrated boards. Corners bumped; spine discoloured; edges lightly frayed at ends of spine and corners. Offsetting to eps. Prev. owner's name tidily inked to ffep. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Black-and-white illus. in text and plates. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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7 Dickens, Charles and Collins, Wilkie The Wreck of the Golden Mary
London Arthur Barker Ltd 1955 First Thus Hard Cover Good+ Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
159pp. "With Illustrations by John Dugan and an Introduction by Herbert van Thal". Some foxing/yellowing to endpapers otherwise very good internally. Foxing to page edges, top page edge dyed red. Boards overall very good with only minor wear and bumping to top corner and crease to base of backstrip. Dustjacket (now protected) price-clipped, with light to moderate wear including tiny missing pieces at foredge corners. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 Dickens, Mary Angela, Percy Fitzgerald (ed.) Children's Stories from Dickens
London Tiger Books International 1990 1855010461 / 9781855010468 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Copping, Harold 
143 pp. Illustrated paper boards w/ 1/4 faux leather. Book is clean and square with only a little edgewear to extremities of backstrip. Internally clean and bright. B/w illustrations. "Retold by his Grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens and others. With an Introduction by Percy Fitzgerald. Facsimile of an edition originally published by Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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9 Dyson, A. E. (editor) Dickens Modern Judgements
London Macmillan 1968 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288pp. Essays by Angus Wilson, C.B. Cox, Graham Greene, A.E. Dyson, Steven Marcus and others. Some light yellowing to page margins, front endpapers beginning to separate at hinge, otherwise very good internally. Light yellowing to page edges. Boards with minor wear to edges and spine, and front bottom corner rather bumped. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Unwanted Wife: A Defence of Mrs. Charles Dickens, Elsna, Hebe
10 Elsna, Hebe Unwanted Wife: A Defence of Mrs. Charles Dickens
London Jarrolds 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
238 pp. General and edgewear, including discolouration, to unclipped dw. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Ffep has been dog-eared. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "Even Charles Dickens, great writer but sadistic husband and unpredictable father, failed wholly to break her pride and spirit." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph (Two Volumes), Johnson, Edgar
11 Johnson, Edgar Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph (Two Volumes)
London Victor Gollancz 1953 Second Impression Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
3-585, 589-1158 pp + front matter, indices and sections of b/w plates to both volumes. Extensive creasing, short tears and chips, soiling to both price-clipped dustwrappers. Light general wear to blue cloth boards. Edges of text block scuffed, tanned, spotted. Prev. owner's inked name and date to both ffeps. Small bookseller's stickers to both front pastedowns. Internally marked. A little separation between a few sections, but binding is solid. "...unquestionably the most comprehensive and authoritative life of Charles Dickens to be published since the the three-volume biography, written shortly after the novelist's death, by his close friend John Forster." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Knock on the Nursery Door: Tales of the Dickens Children., McHugh, Stuart Dickens
12 McHugh, Stuart Dickens Knock on the Nursery Door: Tales of the Dickens Children.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. Transatlantic Arts 1972 0718110315 / 9780718110314 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
157 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dw. Sticker shadow to upper panel of dw. Three short closed tears along and near spine panel. Extremely light wear to edges of green cloth boards (gilt lettering to spine). A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w plates. "...the nursery life of the Dickens household from the point of view of the children's nurse, Polly Perkins. The children and the events relating to the family are real, but Polly is not." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Dickens Dictionary, Philip, Alex J., and Laurence Gadd
13 Philip, Alex J., and Laurence Gadd A Dickens Dictionary
London Bracken Books 1989 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
xxii, 375 pp. Creasing to edges of unclipped dw; spine lightly sunned; a little scuffing to back panel. Edges of text block clean but uniformly yellowed. Lower edge of text block scuffed. Prev. owner's note to ffep. Sticker residue to ffep and rfep. Internally unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. First published 1928. Guide to over 1,550 characters and the works in which they appear, with appropriate quotations. "A further 200 or so entries deal with imaginary places, societies, and so on. Philip has also included a fascinating index prov iding the originals and prototypes of characters and places in the works." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Charles Dickens Originals, Pugh, Edwin
14 Pugh, Edwin The Charles Dickens Originals
London & Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1913 Second Impression Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
346 pp. General and edgewear to grey cloth boards; corners and head/heel of spine a little frayed. Upper edge of text block browned and stained. Fore edge deckle. Lower edge unevenly trimmed. Faint foxing to first and last few pages; otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. Small portrait plates tipped in and tissue protected. Publisher's paper bookmark laid in. Because the edges are rough, there are a few short closed tears and a few creases. At least one page has been torn well into the margin. Thirty plates, all portraits of Dickens, those close to him, and the originals of some of his characters. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The First Fagin: the true story of Ikey Solomon, Sackville-O'Donnell, Judith
15 Sackville-O'Donnell, Judith The First Fagin: the true story of Ikey Solomon
Melbourne Acland Press 2002 0958557624 / 9780958557627 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xvi, 176 pp. Very light general wear to covers. All else as new. Notes; Select Bibliography; Index. "Judith Sackville-O'Donnell makes the bold claim that Ikey Solomon ought to be as recognizable an Australian icon as Ned Kelly or Phar Lap." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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16 Saunders, Montagu The Mystery in the Drood Family
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1914 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Duodecimo 
xiii, 159 pp. Light general and edgewear to plain green cloth boards. Title strip pasted to spine has a few chips and is a little discoloured. Offsetting and prev. owner's pencilled name to eps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Dickens and the Short Story, Thomas, Deborah A.
17 Thomas, Deborah A. Dickens and the Short Story
London Batsford Academic and Educational 1982 0713443316 / 9780713443318 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
xii, 196 pp. Creasing to unclipped dw. Green cloth boards square and clean, with bumping to lower corners. Faint discolouration to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. With appendices, notes, selected bibliography, index. "[Thomas's] major achievement is to have rescued so much brilliant writing from obscurity and neglect." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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