The Nonesuch Dickens Boxed Set: Bleak House, Christmas Books, David Copperfield, Great Expectations/Hard Times, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist

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9780715634691: The Nonesuch Dickens Boxed Set: Bleak House, Christmas Books, David Copperfield, Great Expectations/Hard Times, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist

Based on the world-famous "Nonesuch Press" edition of 1937, the text is taken from the 1867 "Chapman and Hall" edition, which became known as the "Charles Dickens" edition, and was the last edition to be corrected by the author himself. "The Nonesuch" edition contains illustrations selected by Dickens himself, by artists including Hablot Knight Browne ('Phiz'), George Cruikshank, John Leech, Robert Seymour and George Cattermole. The new "Nonesuch Dickens" reproduces the original elegance of these beautiful editions. Books are printed on natural cream shade high quality stock, are quarter bound in bonded leather with cloth sides, include a ribbon marker and feature special printed endpapers. Each book is wrapped in a protective, clear acetate jacket.

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Charles Dickens is one of the most beloved British authors of all time. The BBC are bringing out an adaptation of Bleak House this autumn; a new film adaptation of Oliver Twist opens at the end of this year.

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"It will never be more possible for a more complete and perfect edition to be put on the market' -- Arthur Waugh, Past President, Dickens Fellowship 'One of the most glorious achievements of publishing in our time' -- The Daily Telegraph"

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Charles Dickens
Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd (2005)
ISBN 10: 0715634690 ISBN 13: 9780715634691
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