Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club, no. 05Public
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 12-14: Chapter 12: Descriptive of a very important proceeding on the part of Mr. Pickwick; no less an epoch in his life than in this history Chapter 13: Some account of Eatanswill; of the state of parties therein; and of the election of a member to serve in parliament for that ancient, loyal, and patriotic borough Chapter 14: Comprising a brief description of the company at the Peacock assembled; and a tale told by a bagman
- 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 17, 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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