Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club, no. 07Public
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 18-20: Chapter 18: Briefly illustrative of two points, first, the power of hysterics, and secondly, the force of circumstances Chapter 19: A pleasant day, with an unpleasant termination Chapter 20: Showing how Dodson and Fogg were men of business, and their clerks men of pleasure; and how an affecting interview took place between Mr. Weller and his long-lost parent; showing also, what choice spirits assembled at the Magpie and Stump, and what a capital chapter the next one will be
- 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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