THE LAZY TOUR OF TWO IDLE APPRENTICES, NO THOROUGHFARE and THE PERILS OF CERTAIN ENGLISH PRISONERS. Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins.

THE LAZY TOUR OF TWO IDLE APPRENTICES, NO THOROUGHFARE and THE PERILS OF CERTAIN ENGLISH PRISONERS.

London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1890. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-327 [328], eight inserted illustrations by Arthur Layard, original decorated dark green cloth, front stamped in black, spine in gold and black, rear cover with publisher's colophon stamped in black, top edge rough trimmed, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, black coated endpapers. First edition of this combination. "The Lazy Tour" is a humorous tale of a walking tour of Cumberland by Collins and Dickens, first published in the magazine HOUSEHOLD WORLDS in 1857. "No Thouroughfare" is a mystery story first published in the Extra Christmas Number of ALL THE YEAR AROUND magazine in 1867. "Perils" was first published as the Extra Christmas Number of HOUSEHOLD WORLDS magazine, December 1857. It is a tale which involves pirates. Inner hinges starting, some foxing throughout, some leaves roughly opened. Rubbing to cloth at corner tips, spine ends and outer joints, a few rub marks to rear cover, spine a little darkened with bright gilt lettering, a very good copy. (20079). Item #20079

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