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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY Author:Charles Dickens Subtitled: "Containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Down-fallings, and Complete Career of the Nickleby Family". — This is a volume in the series entitled "The Works of Charles Dickens with illustrations" - the Cleartype Edition. Illustrations by 'Phiz' (Hablot Knight Browne). — Per one of the title pages: "'The Life... more » and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby' was first published as a volume in 1839, having previously been issued in twenty monthly parts, from April 1838 to October 1839. This Edition contains all the copyright emendations made in the text as revised by the Author in 1867 and 1868."
"Typeset, Nickeltyped, Printed and Bound in the United States of America by the Colonial Press Inc., Clinton, Mass."
Synopsis of the story: When Nicholas Nickleby is left penniless after his father's death, he appeals to his wealthy uncle to help him find work and to protect his mother and sister. But Ralph Nickleby proves both hardhearted and unscrupulous and Nicholas finds himself forced to make his own way in the world.« less