Charles Dickens

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Added on March 28, 2013

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1913 The Mystery of Edwin Drood was Dickens’ final novel and was unfinished at the time of his death. The identity of the killer is, therefore, unknown and is the subject of debate. Like most of Dickens’ work, it was published in serialized [...]

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A Tale of Two Cities & The Uncommercial Traveler

Added on March 12, 2013

A Tale of Two Cities & The Uncommercial Traveler Charles Dickens Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1908 This is another volume from the full set I have been posting over the last few years. This one combines the very well-known A Tale of Two Cities with the lesser know The Uncommercial Traveler. As I have [...]

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Nicholas Nickleby

Added on October 17, 2012

Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens Thomas Nelson, London, 1909 Nicholas Nickleby was Dicken’s third novel and the first of his romance novels. Like many of his novels, this one first came out in serial format. It was serialized over a period of twenty months between 1838 and 1839. Of interest, while writing Nicholas Nickleby, Dickens was [...]

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Christmas Stories

Added on May 16, 2012

Christmas Stories Charles Dickens Thomas Nelson, London, 1906 This book is part of a complete set of Dickens works which were put out between 1898 and 1913. They are beautifully bound in soft burgundy leather. Each book has an engraving of a scene from the story protected by a leaf of tissue. They also have [...]

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Martin Chuzzlewit

Added on July 30, 2010

Martin Chuzzlewit Charles Dickens New Century Library, London, 1904 This edition is part of a seventeen volume complete set of Dickens’ work which came out between 1900 and 1912. They are very unusual in that they are leather-bound paperbacks. The pages are printed on India paper, also known as bible paper, a very thin, almost [...]

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