Pictures Picked from the Pickwick Papers by Alfred Crowquill – 1837

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Forty lithographs (etchings on stone), comprising nearly two hundred subjects. Originally issued in ten parts from May 1 to November 9, 1837. Original front cover bound in. It is signed, as is the first sheet of the first part, “The Pickwickians.”

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[Forrester, Alfred Henry, aka “Alfred Crowquill”], Pictures Picked from the Pickwick Papers by Alfred Crowquill. [London: Ackermann & Co., 96 Strand, 1837?] Forty lithographs (etchings on stone), comprising nearly two hundred subjects. Originally issued in ten parts from May 1 to November 9, 1837.  Original front cover bound in. It is signed, as is the first sheet of the first part, “The Pickwickians.” Only the first part was signed. See: Frederic G. Kitton, Dickens and His Illustrators. All forty un-paginated sheets bound in twentieth century marbled boards with a green calf spine. The front cover to the first set has been conserved, mounted on good paper prior to binding. Generally fine,  hand-colored.

Pictures From The Pickwick Papers - Alfred Crowquill
Front cover of original wrapper bound-in.
Pictures From The Pickwick Papers - Alfred Crowquill
Hand-colored title-page.
Pictures From The Pickwick Papers - Alfred Crowquill
Miss Wardle and Pickwick & horse; Tupman & Emma; bottom left
Pictures From The Pickwick Papers - Alfred Crowquill
Winkle Rook Shooting; Winkle Drunk; Pickwick Drunk; Cricketer

 

Pictures From The Pickwick Papers - Alfred Crowquill
Electors; Mr. Pott; Sam in his new suit; Mrs Bardell’s mistake.