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Title:Essays and Sketches - The Scholars Library - General Editor Guy Boas
Item ID:BB06-005740
Publisher:Macmillan, London, 1951
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
Macmillan, 1951, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Unstated

"This selection of the writings of Charles Dickens presents a side of his work that deserves to be better known than it is to readers of today. He will, of course, always be thought of first and foremost as the great novelist who added so many immortal portraits to the gallery of English fiction. But we should not forget that he was also a journalist. He was for a number of years the editor of popular magazines, & the occasional articles he contributed to periodicals under his own or other people's editorship amount to a considerable body of work, some of it having mainly ephemeral interest, but much of it exhibiting his best literary qualities & providing valuable commentary on the manners & social conditions of Victorian England..." Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 245 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 005740.
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