Description: Kyd, (pseudonym of Joseph Clayton Clarke) Character Sketches from Dickens, or "The Characters of Charles Dickens Pourtrayed in a Series of Original Water Colour Sketches gy 'KYD'". London, New York, R. Tuck & sons, c1898. 24 color chromolithographic plates, signed in plate. Burgundy cloth boards with embossed letters and characters with gilt. The rarer issue, there is no image of Dickens on the cover. List of character Plates: Quilp, Mr. Whackford Squeers, Sam Weller, Bill Sikes, Mr. Jingle, Uriah Heep, Mr. Pickwick, Sairey Gamp, Mr. Pecksniff, Mr. Micawber, The Marchioness, Sampson Brass, Mr. Peggotty, Sergt. Buzfuz, The Fat Boy, Mr. Bumble, Toots, Capt. Cuttle, Mrs. Bardell, Dick Swiveller, Mr. Stiggins, Trotty Veck, The Artful Dodger, Mr. Weller, Senior.. 10.25" x 7.25" x .625". 1.5lbs.
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