Twenty-One Illustrations To Oliver Twist (1886)
Book ID: 63301
Twenty-One Illustrations To Oliver Twist. By F. W. Pailthorpe. London, Robson & Kerslake, 1886. Original cloth portfolio with engraved title and 20 plates, each on India paper, loosely inserted. Marginal staining & foxing to nine of the plates, otherwise a nice bright set. Wear to portfolio along spine light staining to covers. Housed in an attractive solander box.
50 Sets of India Proofs, in black, Numbered 1 to 50 (this set No. 9). First set in a series of 200 printed.
The list of etchings identifies which pages the illustrations to the first edition of ‘Oliver Twist’ appear. F. W. Pailthorpe illustrated the first edition of the Charles Dicken’s classic published in three volumes by Richard Bentley, in 1838.