Dickens' London

Charles Dickens

Introduced by Rosalind Vallance

This selection of celebrated essays by Charles Dickens conjures up a peerless, eyewitness account of the 19th-century capital, from the rarefied world of Whitehall to working-class conviviality and blighted slums.

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Dickens' London

With a total of 26 essays, including ‘Greenwich Fair’, ‘Early Coaches’, ‘Private Theatres’, ‘A Parliamentary Sketch’, ‘Gin-Shops’ and ‘Scotland Yard’, this collection, with original illustrations by George Cruikshank, remains one of the most popular titles ever published by The Folio Society in spite of being out of print for over thirty years. It is high time, then, that a new generation of Folio members has the chance to enjoy it.

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Production Details

  • Essays selected by Rosalind Vallance.
  • Bound in buckram.
  • 272 pages with 20 black & white illustrations by George Cruikshank.
  • Book size: 9" x 5¾".


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Review by dafuller11@gmail.com on 27th Jun 2018

Text: Illustrations: Binding: Rating: 5/5

"A fascinating selection of Dickens' journalistic essays that capture the romance and hardship of Victorian London. The Folio edition, while modern,is bound, typeset and illustrated in a manner that hi..." [read more]

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