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Charles Dickens

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(1812 - 1870)

Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.



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The Adventures of Oliver Twist (1959)

An orphan, raised in the work house runs away and makes his way to London to seek his fortune. This is the World’s Classics edition #8 of the series. Dust jacket is by Ardizzone.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone
George Cruikshank

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American Notes for General Circulation (1842)

A travelogue based on the author’s trip to America and Canada between January and June of 1842.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): None

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Barnaby Rudge (1841)

An historical novel about the anti-Catholic Gordon Riots of 1780. Barnaby’s raven Grip inspired Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Hablot K. Browne
George Cattermole

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Barnaby Rudge (1941)

A tale of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The Battle of Life (1846)

A story of love and self sacrifice set in a rural village.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
John Leech
Daniel Maclise
Clarkson Stanfield

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The Battle of Life (1899)

One of Charles Dickens’ Christmas books, this is a story of love and self-sacrifice set in a rural village.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 4 (1957)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Charles Dickens
Clement C. Moore
Illustrator(s): Ezra Jack Keats
Everett Shinn

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Bleak House (1853)

Three cousins are the beneficiaries of the Jarndyce estate, but the will is contested and the legal costs eventually eat up the entire value of the assets.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Hablot K. Browne

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Boots of the Holly-Tree Inn (1928)

Harry and Norah elope to Gretna Green.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Marie A. Lawson

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Captain Boldheart - The Magic Fishbone: Two Comedies (1964)

Captain Boldheart takes to piracy in despair of Latin grammar. The Princess Alicia for her part, sets matters to rights in her father’s kingdom with the aid of her fairy godmother Grandmarina.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Charles Dickens Birthday Book (1948)

A compilation from the works of Dickens by a descendant.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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A Child’s History of England Volume I (1852)

A brief history of England written for children.  This first volume includes from the earliest times to the death of King John.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): F. W. Topham

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A Child’s History of England Volume II (1853)

A brief history of England written for children.  This volume includes from the reign of Henry the Third to that of Richard the Third.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): F. W. Topham

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A Child’s History of England Volume III (1854)

A brief history of England written for children.  This volume covers from the reign of Henry the Seventh to the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): F. W. Topham

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The Chimes (1845)

The goblins ringing the chimes show old Trotty a dystopian future for his family -- he wakes determined to do all he can to avert it.

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Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle
John Leech
Daniel Maclise
Clarkson Stanfield

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The Chimes (1931)

The goblins ringing the chimes show Trotty Veck a dystopian future -- he wakes determined to make things better. This Christmas book followed the successful A Christmas Carol.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Chimes: A Goblin Story (1899)

The goblins ringing the chimes show Trotty a dystopian future -- he wakes determined to do what he can to make things better. This Christmas story followed the successful A Christmas Carol.

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford

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