Nicholas Nickleby Plates Only, from the Collection of W. H. Collis

London (April 1838 - October 1839): Chapman & Hall. First Edition. Item #09559

A collection of plates used to print the parts issue of Nicholas Nickleby, from the collection of William H. Collis of Liverpool (1865 - 1944). All 129 varieties enumerated by Hatton and Cleaver are represented here, each number in a heavy card chemise, as was Collis' habit. [Together with] Autograph letter signed from Thomas Hatton to W. H. Collis, dated Oct. 3, 1933, 2 pages, concerning bibliographical points in the Nicholas Nickleby plates. Some plates are stained, some browned and some foxed, about 25% of them are very good.

Price: $350.00

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