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The old curiosity shop and other tales.

Charles Dickens

The old curiosity shop and other tales.

by Charles Dickens

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Published by Blanchard & Lea in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMaster Humphrey"s clock
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4566 A1 1851
The Physical Object
Pagination362p.
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16022168M

Buy a cheap copy of A Christmas Carol and Other Tales/The book by Charles Dickens. The classic works of literature contained in each of these volumes represent each author's best and most famous writings. A wonderful introduction to world Free shipping over $ The Last Letter is the sequel to Fifteen Postcards and continues the story of a time traveling Sarah Lester, the proprietor of the Old Curiosity Shop, which was previously owned by her parents and who have vanished without a trace.4/5(22).

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1st US edition, cloth issue A Smith 5. vi, 9 - pp double column. Frontis & intratextual illustrations by Cattermole & Brown. 8vo. Brown sand grain cloth binding with gilt stamped spine professionally refurbished. General wear. Spine gilt dull. Couple proud gatherings. Period pos to ffep dated First published serially in –41 in Dickens' own magazine, Master Humphrey's Clock, and in book form in , The Old Curiosity Shop was an immediate popular success. The heart-wrenching story of Little Nell and her doting grandfather offered a rich amalgam of misery and malice, goodness and generosity, love and loyalty — all with a pervading veneer of sentimentality that greatly 5/5(1).

Curiosity Shop is an American children's educational television program produced by red by the Kellogg's cereal company and created as a commercial answer to the successful public television series Sesame Street, Curiosity Shop was broadcast from Septem to September 2, The program featured three inquisitive children (two boys and a girl) who each week visited a shop.   The Old Curiosity Shop follows the life of Nell Trent and her grandfather, both residents of The Old Curiosity Shop in London. The Old Curiosity Shop was one of two novels (the other being Barnaby Rudge) which Dickens published along with short stories in his weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock, which lasted from to Reviews:


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The Old Curiosity Shop is one of two novels (the other being Barnaby Rudge) which Charles Dickens published along with short stories in his weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock, from to It was so popular that New York readers stormed the wharf when the Cited by: 1.

The Old Curiosity Shop, and Other Tales with Numerous Illustrations by Dickens, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Old Curiosity Shop, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books. Sign OnMy AccountBasket Help. In Lea & Blanchard issued THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (as the first novel within "Master Humphrey's Clock," as in the U.

K.) in monthly parts; during serialization an edition containing the first twelve of the 21 parts was issued, with the title page dated and stating that there are 59 illustrations. Anyway, The Old Curiosity Shop has all this in spades.

It's the story of Little Nell and her grandfather, more-or-less. Also the story of Kit. There's lots of pathos, but, what's rather fun, lots of Dickens' wry humorous portrayal of the frailties of humanity/5(). The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP and Other Tales. Author: Dickens, Charles [ - ] Title: The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP and Other Tales Publication: Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, Edition: 1st US edition, 3rd issue (Edgar & Vail, p.

19; Wilkins, p. 18)Seller Rating: % positive. Genre/Form: Fiction Novels Binders' tickets (Binding) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dickens, Charles, Old curiosity shop. Philadelphia: Lea. The OLD CURIOSITY SHOP And Other Tales [with second t.p. of] MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK.

By Charles Dickens, (Boz.) first edition Brown sand grain cloth binding with gilt stamped spine (professionally refurbished) Philadelphia. The Old Curiosity Shop. The Old Curiosity Shop was the fourth novel of Charles Dickens. The novel was published in installments in the periodical Master Humphrey’s Clock.

The first installment was printed in April of and the last was printed in February of The Old Curiosity Shop was an instant bestseller that, even while it was criticized for its sentimentality, captured the hearts of the nation with its por The Old Curiosity Shop - Read book online Read online: The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens.

The Old Curiosity Shop was the most popular of Dickens's novels during his lifetime. Yet now there is perhaps no other novel by him which splits opinion so much. How can that be. The simple answer is that tastes change. Summary The Old Curiosity Shop tells the story of Nell Trent, a beautiful and virtuous young girl of "not quite fourteen".

An orphan, she lives with her maternal grandfather (whose name is never revealed) in his shop of odds and ends. This is the first American edition, published in parts, with two title pages as described in Wilkins "First and Early American Editions of the Words of Charles Dickens": the first for The Old Curiosity Shop (with illustrations attributed to Cattermole and Brown), the second for Master Humphrey's Clock (with ninety-one illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne).

The Old Curiosity Shop was one of two novels (the other being Barnaby Rudge) which Dickens published along with short stories in his weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock, which lasted from to It was so popular that New York readers stormed the wharf when the ship bearing the final instalment arrived in The Old Curiosity Shop Reviews:   The Old Curiosity Shop is one of two novels (the other being Barnaby Rudge) which Charles Dickens published along with short stories in his.

The Old Curiosity Shop is one of two novels (the other being Barnaby Rudge) which Charles Dickens published along with short stories in his weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock, from to It was so popular that New York readers stormed the wharf when the ship bearing the final installment arrived in Reviews: It is generally hard not to give Dickens five stars, but I found "The Old Curiosity Shop" rather heavy going at times.

Unusually, it has a narrator at the beginning who soon stops speaking to the reader in favour of allowing the story to "unfold itself", in other words Dickens then carries on normally and tells the story in the third s: The Old Curiosity Shop, And Other Tales: Master Humphrey's Clock.

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Read Chapter 1 of The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens. The text begins: Night is generally my time for walking. In the summer I often leave home early in the morning, and roam about fields and lanes all day, or even escape for days or weeks together; but, saving in the country, I seldom go out until after dark, though, Heaven be thanked, I love its light and feel the cheerfulness it.volume now before us, that "The Old Curiosity Shop and other Tales," has been made not only the primary and main title, but the name of the whole publication as indicated by the back.

This may be quite fair in trade, but is morally wrong not the less. The volume is only one of.12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. M2 - Book has minor peeling on the front bottom inside page and light shelf wear otherwise fine in a fair slipcase which has some wrinkling, chipping on the corners, soiling, and wear.

Includes a certificate stating that the book was purchased at Dicken's Old Curiosity Shop. Book Condition: Very Good.