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1 (Dickens, Charles). Vogel, Jane ALLEGORY IN DICKENS
University, Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, (1977). 081737325X / 9780817373252 First edition, first printing. Studies in the Humanities, No. 17 Hardcover. Tiny rubber-stamped ''B'' to lower page edges, else fine, in sky blue cloth with black stamping; no dust jacket, as issued. 
"I propose a novel thesis...it is that DAVID COPPERFIELD is allegory: that David its hero...is a spirtual kinsman of the Old Testament David."--a sample from Vogel's preface to this study of Christian allegory in the works of Dickens. 347 pages, indexed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Dickens, Charles). Smith, Grahame CHARLES DICKENS: A Literary Life
(New York, N.Y.): St. Martin's Press. Inc., (1996). 031212919X / 9780312129194 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with a small minor crease to the upper edge of the rear panel. 
A volume in the Literary Lives series that offers stimulating accounts of the literary careers of English-language authors. Smith shows through extensive research and analysis how Dickens wrote to increase his reader market. 190 pages; notes; and index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 (Dickens, Charles). Hewett, Edward & Axton, W.F. CONVIVIAL DICKENS: The Drinks of Dickens and his Times
Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, (1983). 0821407015 / 9780821407011 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Small quarto. 
Drinking customs of our Victorian grandsires, keyed to scenes of imbibing in the life, works, and times of "Boz." Blended with over 130 authentic Victorian drink recipes and laced with dozens of exuberant period illustrations by Cruikshank et alia. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Dickens, Charles GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library/Oxford University Press, (1982). First edition thus. Limited edition of 7500 copies. Fine in full ruby-red leather, decorated and lettered in gilt, gilt-lettered black leather spine and cover label, hubbed spine, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, bound-in, satin ribbon marker. Tissue-guarded portrait of Dickens by Yves Beaujard. 
A deluxe edition privately printed by the Franklin Library exclusively for subscribers to The Oxford Library of Charles Dickens. With twenty-one illustrations by F.W. Pailthorpe and an introduction by Frederick Page. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Dickens, Charles; (McCallum, David) OUR MUTUAL FRIEND
London: Macdonald, (1957). First edition thus: with the original illlustrations by Marcus Stone and an introduction by J.B. Priestley. Hardcover. Narrow bands of offsetting to endsheets, else about near fine; in the original printed plastic dust jacket that has yellowed with age, and shows a large chip and tear to front panel, nick to spine heel. 
A Macdonald Illustrated Classic. This copy distinguished by the endsheet signature of actor (and as "Illya Kuryakin" one-time teen heartthrob) David McCallum with his addendum, "B.B.C. Television. Christmas. 1958." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Dickens, Charles; illustrated by Louis Slobodkin THE MAGIC FISHBONE
(New York, N.Y.): The Vanguard Press, (1953). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A whisper of wear to the shelf edges, else fine, in pictorial boards; in near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows some age-darkening, mild edgewear, and a few tiny nicks to interior of rear panel at spine fold. 
"What could be a happier introduction to any author than a tale so enchanting as THE MAGIC FISHBONE?"--Annis Duff. Dickens' offbeat fairy tale, here with the stylish and witty illustrations of Slobodkin, in pastel-hued colors and in black-and-white. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Dickens, Charles THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
Oxford/New York/Toronto/Melbourne: Oxford University Press, (1987). 0192545167 / 9780192545169 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in brown, pebbled boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
The Oxford Illustrated Dickens series contains the original first edition illustrations. Included here are the main theories for solving Dickens' mystery. Introduction by S.C. Roberts. 278 pages; 14 illustrations by Luke Fildes and Charles Collins. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 (Dickens, Charles). Garfield, Leon THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
New York: Pantheon Books, (1980). 0394519183 / 9780394519180 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. An about near fine copy with some edgewear and age-darkening, in a pictorial dust jacket that is rubbed, shelfworn, and shows a few short closed edge tears and attendant light creasing. 
The distinguished and popular juvenile adventure novelist tries his hand at completing Dickens's tantalizing unfinished mystery. Introduced by Edward Blishen, and decorated with b&w illustrations within and jacket art without by Anthony Maitland. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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