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Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress

Collection Data

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) (Illustrator)
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838
Place: London
Publisher: Richard Bentley
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM C955dic (Dickens C. Oliver Twist)
Content: "In three volumes."
Content: Binding: Publisher's brown cloth, blind-stamped and gilt; yellow endpapers. For binding variants, cf. Podeschi. Without publisher's name on spine, "a mark of the earliestissue"--Carr.
Content: Illustrations: 24 prints : etching ; full-page. Signed: George Cruikshank. Final plate in v. 3 shows the "fireside" scene, "usually taken as a feature of early issue"--Podeschi.
Content: List of plates: v. 1, p. [5] (1st group) (not present in earliest issues; cf. Eckel).
Content: Provenance (Arents copy): J.F. Starkey (autograph in v. 1;armorial bookplate in v. 1-3).
Content: Publisher's advertisements: v. 1, p. [2] (1st group), [333-336]; v. 2, p. [2] (1st group); v. 3: p. [1-2] (1st group).
Content: Serialized in Bentley's miscellany, Feb. 1837-Mar. 1839.
Content: Vol. 1: [5], 331, [5] p., [9] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4],307 p., [7] leaves of plates; v. 3: [4], 315 p., [8] leaves of plates.
Content: "London: Printed by Samuel Bentley, Dorset Street, Fleet Street"--T.p. verso, v. 1; colophon, v. 1 and 3. "Whiting,Beaufort House"--T.p. verso, v. 2-3; "Whiting, Beaufort House, Strand"--Colophon, v. 2.
Ownership: J. F. Starkey
Statement of responsibility: by "Boz."
Physical Description
Extent: 3 v. : ill. ; 19 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14866649
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e161320-c604-012f-7003-58d385a7bc34
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