This sale is for a large size quality vintage FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY
EDITION entitled “The Adventures of Oliver Twist,” by Charles
Dickens, with an Introduction by Christopher Hibbert and numerous drawings by
Charles Keeping, including a frontispiece.
It was published by The Folio Society, of London, and is the 1984 FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY
The classic story
is about the orphan Oliver Twist, who escapes from a workhouse and travels to London where, naively
unaware of their unlawful activities, he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a
gang of juvenile pickpockets, and their elderly criminal trainer Fagin.
This was the
second novel by Charles Dickens (1812-1870), arguably the best English novelist
of the Victorian era, as well as being a vigorous social campaigner and was one
of the greatest ever writers. He was
most famous for his storytelling and numerous memorable characters, and
achieved massive worldwide popularity in his lifetime.
The book measures 9.5 inches x 6.5 inches (a little bigger in its
slipcase) and has 380 pages
The book is in
very good clean and neat condition. The
binding is very good with no loose or missing pages. There are NO inscriptions/book-plates and NO
other ink or pencil markings in the book.
The slipcase is in very good condition for its age, and is a little
illustrated quality vintage FIRST FOLIO SOCIETY
COMBINED POSTAGE - ALL BIDDERS: We offer 30% off the total
postage & packing (‘shipping’) cost for 2 or more items – Please wait for a
click on “View Sellers Other Items” towards the top right hand side of this
page for other vintage editions.
Buyer to pay postage
For UK Postage: 2nd Class/Parcels = £2.95;
or 1st Class = £3.70
European Union Postage: = 7.45 GB Pounds
Rest of the World Postage: Air Mail (Anywhere in the World) = 8.95 GB Pounds.
Surface Mail (Anywhere
in the World) = 8.50 GB Pounds
obtain a proof of postage receipt from the Royal Mail. Packages over Royal Mail size rules may be
sent by courier (customer will be informed).
Goods will be WELL PACKAGED by Unwins Books
and dispatched once payment has cleared.
PAYMENT FOR UK
BIDDERS: By Paypal, UK cheque, or postal order.
you require registered post - "sign for" - then this will be an extra
£1.10 per package (UK
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personal checks and International Money Orders are NOT accepted due to huge
POSTAGE OVERSEAS BIDDERS: Please note that Surface Mail is very slow (6
to 12 weeks).