Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club, no. 11Public
Tells the story of Samuel Pickwick, a good natured elderly gentleman, president of the Pickwick Club. With three other members of the club, Pickwick travels around the English countryside, where he becomes caught up in a series of comic adventures, and romantic and legal misunderstandings. Although light in tone, the novel foreshadows the social concerns that would emerge in Dickens' later work. Issued monthly from April 1836 to November 1837. Chapters 29-31: Chapter 29: How the Pickwickians made and cultivated the acquaintance of a couple of nice young men belonging to one of the liberal professions; how they disported themselves on the ice; and how their visit came to a conclusion Chapter 30: Which is all about the law, and sundry great authorities learned therein Chapter 31: Describes, far more fully than the court newsman ever did, a bachelor's party, given by Mr. Bob Sawyer at his lodgings in the borough
- In Collection:
- Call Number: PR4569 A1 1836
- University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections, PR4569 A1 1836
- 20 numbers in 19 volumes (xiv, 609 pages) ; 23 cm
- 52.16045, -0.70312
- Illustrated. First edition (but not first issued of all parts) with parts in their original state with paper wrappers.
- Victorian Serial Novels Collection
- June 18, 2008
- 300 dpi TIFF; no colour correction; archived in Cataloguing on DVD. Compressed from archive at 40% size and 150 dpi; saved as medium quality (5) jpg. Digitized by KM and CDW, technical metadata provided by KM and CDW, cataloguing metadata provided by GF and KD.
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