Date of Publication and Edition

1847-1858 The Cheap Edition 21 vols.
Jan. 1858-9 First Library Edition 22 vols. shared equally by Chapman & Hall and Bradbury & Evans, each with a new frontispiece but no other illustrations
1861-70 New Library Edition, 26 octavo vols. (the Library Edition augmented with illustrations)
1867-75 Charles Dickens Edition (up to 8 plates per volume)
1871-79 Household Edition: "a completely new set of illustrations by a number of hands." 22 vols. from Chapman & Hall
1892 Macmillan's (reprint of the 1861 edition)
1897-1903 Gadshill Edition, 34 vols. (with Phiz's and others' original steel engravings) Ed. Andrew Lang
1899 Nelson's New Century Library Edition (illustrated by John A. Bacon)
1901-2 The London Edition (Caxton Publishing)
1901-3 The Temple Edition (il. John A. Bacon)
1901-6 The Authentic Edition (with coloured frontispieces)
1902-3 The Biographical Edition
1903-7 The Fireside Dickens
1906-8 The National Edition
1908 The Autograph Edition, The St. Dunstan Edition, The Bibliophiles' Edition.
1910 The Charles Dickens Library Edition, illustrated wholly by Harry Furniss. 18 vols. Ed. J. A. Hammerton
1937 The Nonesuch Edition 27 vols., inc. 3 vols. of letters
1954 The New Oxford (Illustrated) Dickens, 22 vols.
1970 Penguin English Library
1990 The Oxford World Classics.

Source: John R. Harvey, Victorian Novelists and Their Illustrators (London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1970), 196-99.

Created 29 January 2002

Last modified 10 June 2020