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Oxford Illustrated Dickens (21 Volume Set)
Long out of print, The Oxford Illustrated Dickens is again available in a handsome 21-volume hardbound set complete with the original illustrations. Based on the definitive Charles Dickens Edition, which was revised by the author in 1860, each volume features up to 76 original illustrations by such notable Victorian artists as "Phiz" and George Cruikshank, and an informati ...more
Hardcover, 776 pages
Published October 22nd 1987 by Oxford University Press, USA
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May 13, 2014 Paul rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone who loves to read the classsic great novels
Recommended to Paul by: bought the complete set for myself years ago
Charles Dickens is one of the greatest authors in literature. Oxford Press has collected all of his works into one fantastic (& readable) set. While I have not read every book or short story I find I return to certain of his books that are among my favorites ~~ & some of the most popular books in the literary world: "Pickwick Papers", "Tale of Two Cities", "Great Expectations". "David Copperfield", "Christmas Stories", "The Old Curiosity Shop" among them. In addition, my wife & I rea ...more
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and sho ...moreMore about Charles Dickens...