THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

By: Dickens, Charles

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Dickens' genius for creating eccentric yet entirely captivating characters found its fullest expression in his third novel, Nicholas Nickleby, publish ed in 1839. The ebullient narrative follows Nicholas as he escapes from the influence of his villainous uncle and the wicked schoolmaster Wackford Squ eers, stumbles into a theatrical career, and pursues his fortune through nu merous adventures. This Nonesuch edition features the author's final text a nd the illustrations Dickens himself selected to complement his words. The Legendary Nonesuch Dickens, issued in the 1930s, presented the writing of the foremost English novelist in its most distinguished format. Upon its original publication, the set was hailed as "one of the most glorious publ ishing achievements of our time." Now the peerless Nonesuch standards have been revived in new editions of Dickens' most beloved works, introducing a new generation of readers to these masterpieces of literature, illustration and book design. The Nonesuch Press was founded in London by Francis Meynell in 1923. Applyi ng the refinement and expertise of the private press aesthetic to commercia l publishing, Nonesuch books were among the most elegant and treasured volu mes produced in the first half of the twentieth century. The fabled Nonesuc h Dickens was the Press' most ambitious project, treasured both for its qua lity and its rarity: only 877 twenty-four volume sets were issued, and comp lete original sets have sold recently at auction for more than $30,000. Employing modern printing technology seven decades later, each book in the revived Nonesuch Dickens replicates the enduring editorial an.

Title: THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Author Name: Dickens, Charles

Categories: Classical Literature,

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1981

ISBN Number: 0451516338

ISBN Number 13: 9780451516336

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000045456