Charles Dickens

The Pickwick Papers

originally published:
London : Chapman and Hall
1837

The title page of the first edition, as illustrated in the Grolier Club's 1902 publication One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature.

reference info

bio notes:
born: 2/7/1812
died: 6/9/1870
born as: Charles John Huffman Dickens
nationality: Great Britain

English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature Random Dickens trivia - the first professional baseball team was the Dolly Vardens, a Philadelphia, PA all-African-American, all-female baseball team formed in 1867 (two years before the Cincinnati Red Stockings). Their name came from a character in the Dickens's novella Barnaby Rudge. The Dolly Vardens folded after a short time due to lack of support.

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