The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens. The Westminster Press Limited, , 1912. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Presumed first edition. British Library catalogue lists a 1912 edition of this title with same pagination and illustrations published by Hodder & Stoughton. This book published by The Westminster Press by arrangement with Hodder & Stoughton. Quarto hard cover book. Handsome red cloth binding with gilt and black lettering and gilt and black silhouette vignette of Mr Pickwick.Cloth slightly marked, boards bright, spine a little sunned. Mild bumping and wear of the board corners and head / tail of the spine. Binding sound and secure. Illustrated endpapers. Some light browning of page edges but interior of book predominantly clear and clean. 20 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue paper guards. All illustrations in very good condition. £65.00 now sale price £45.00.