​​ "The Brown Forester," second illustration for Dickens's "American Notes" by Sol Eytinge, Jr.

The​ ​Brown Forester,

Sol Eytinge, Jr.


Dickens's The Adventures of Oliver Twist, also, Pictures from Italy, American Notes for General Circulation (Diamond Edition)

After Oliver's descent into and return from the familiar-but-foreign cityscape of London's criminal underworld, the reader of the eleventh Diamond Edition volume encounters the non-fiction account of Dickens's travels France and Italy, and of his earlier American reading tour. Travelling by canal-boat from Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania, March 25-28, to Pittsburgh, Dickens met some of those "aristocrats of Nature" who people the pages of the American episodes of Martin Chuzzlewit (1843).

Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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