London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co, 1873-1876.

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Illustrated with plates after the originals by "Phiz" (Hablot Knight Browne), George Cruikshank, Frederick Walker, Edwin Landseer, Daniel Maclise, John Leech, Marcus Stone, George Cattermole, and Luke Fildes. Printed by Virtue & Co., London. 30 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarter green morocco, t.e.g., by Stikeman & Co. for Charles Scribner's Books. Fine.

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"This the best edition of my books is, of right, inscribed to my dear friend John Forster, biographer of Oliver Goldsmith, in affectionate acknowledgment of his counsel, sympathy, and faithful friendship during my whole literary life" (dedication leaf in Volume I of The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club).