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  1. ‘The Haunted Man, and the Ghost’s Bargain; a Fancy for Christmas Time,’ Christmas, 1848; illustrated by Stanfield, John Tenniel, Frank Stone, and J. Leech.
  2. ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield,’ November 1850; illustrated by H. K. Browne (originally in monthly parts from May 1849 to November 1850).
  3. ‘Bleak House,’ September 1853; illustrated by H. K. Browne (originally in monthly numbers from March 1852 to September 1853).
  4. ‘A Child’s History of England,’ 3 vols. 1854 (originally in ‘Household Words’ from 25 Jan. 1851 to 10 Dec. 1853).
  5. ‘Hard Times for these Times,’ August 1854 (originally in ‘Household Words’ from 1 April to 12 Aug. 1854).
  6. ‘Little Dorrit,’ June 1857 ; illustrated by H. K. Browne (originally in monthly numbers from December 1855 to June 1857).
  7. ‘A Tale of Two Cities,’ November 1859; illustrated by H. K. Browne (originally in ‘All the Year Round,’ from 30 April to 26 Nov. 1859).
  8. ‘Great Expectations,’ 3 vols. August 1861; illustrated (when published in one volume 1862) by Marcus Stone (originally in ‘All the Year Round’ from 1 Dec. 1860 to 3 Aug. 1861).
  9. ‘Our Mutual Friend,’ November 1865; illustrated by Marcus Stone (originally in monthly numbers, May 1864 to November 1865).
  10. ‘Religious Opinions of the late Rev. Chauncy Hare Townshend,’ edited by Charles Dickens, 1869.
  11. ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ (unfinished): illustrated by S. L. Fildes (six numbers from April to September 1870).

The following appeared in the Christmas numbers of ‘Household Words’ and ‘All the Year Round:’ ‘A Christmas Tree,’ in Christmas ‘Household Words,’ 1850; ‘What Christmas is as we grow Older,’ in ‘What Christmas is,’ ib. 1851; ‘The Poor Relation’s Story’ and ‘The Child’s Story,’ in ‘Stories for Christmas,’ ib. 1852; ‘The Schoolboy’s Story’ and ‘Nobody’s Story,’ in ‘Christmas Stories,’ ib. 1853; ‘In the Old City of Rochester,’ ‘The Story of Richard Doubledick,’ and ‘The Road,’ in ‘The Seven Poor Travellers,’ ib. 1854; ‘Myself,’ ‘The Boots,’ and ‘The Till,’ in ‘The Holly Tree,’ ib. 1855; ‘The Wreck,’ in ‘The Wreck of the Golden Mary,’ ib. 1856; ‘The Island of Silver Store’ and ‘The Rafts on the River,’ in ‘The Perils of certain English Prisoners,’ ib. 1857; ‘Going into Society,’ in ‘A House to Let,’ ib. 1858; ‘The Mortals in the House’ and ‘The Ghost in Master B.’s Room,’ in ‘The Haunted House,’ ‘All the Year Round,’ 1859; ‘The Village’ (nearly the whole), ‘The Money,’ and ‘The Restitution,’ in ‘A Message from the Sea,’ ib. 1860; ‘Picking up Soot and Cinders,’ ‘Picking up Miss Kimmeens,’ and ‘Picking up the Tinker,’ in ‘Tom Tiddler’s Ground,’ ib. 1861; ‘His Leaving it till called for,’ ‘His Boots,’ ‘His Brown Paper Parcel,’ and ‘His Wonderful End,’ in ‘Somebody’s Luggage,’ ib. 1862; ‘How Mrs. Lirriper carried on the Business,’ and ‘How the Parlour added a few Words,’ in ‘Mrs. Lirriper’s Lodgings,’ ib. 1863; ‘Mrs. Lirriper relates how she went on and went over’ and ‘Mrs. Lirriper relates how Jemmy topped up,’ in ‘Mrs. Lirriper’s Legacy,’ ib. 1864; ‘To be Taken Immediately,’ ‘To be Taken for Life,’ and ‘The Trial,’ in ‘Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions,’ ib. 1865; ‘Barbox Brothers,’ ‘Barbox Brothers & Co.’ ‘The Main Line,’ the ‘Boy at Mugby,’ and ‘No. 1 Branch Line: the Signalman,’ in ‘Mugby Junction,’ ib. 1866; ‘No Thoroughfare’ (with Mr. Wilkie Collins), ib. 1867.

Besides these Dickens published the ‘Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices’ (with Mr. Wilkie Collins) in ‘Household Words’ for October 1857; ‘Hunted Down’ (originally in the ‘New York Ledger’) in ‘All the Year Round,’ August 1860; ‘The Uncommercial Traveller’ (a series of papers from 28 Jan. to 13 Oct. 1860, collected in December 1860). Eleven fresh papers from the same were added to an edition in 1868, and seven more were written to 5 June 1869. A ‘Holiday Romance,’ originally in ‘Our Young Folks,’ and ‘George Silverman’s Explanation,’ originally in the ‘Atlantic Monthly,’ appeared in ‘All the Year Round,’ from 5 Jan. to 22 Feb. 1868. His last paper in ‘All the Year Round’ was ‘Landor’s Life,’ 5 June 1869. A list of various articles in newspapers, &c., is given in R. H. Shepherd’s ‘Bibliography.’

The first collective edition of Dickens’s works was begun in April 1847. The first series closed in September 1852; a second closed in 1861; and a third in 1874. The first library edition began in 1857. The ‘Charles Dickens’ edition began in America, and was issued in England from 1868 to 1870. ‘Plays and Poems,’ edited by R. H. Shepherd, were published in 1882, suppressed as containing copyright matter, and reissued without this in 1885. ‘Speeches’ by the same in 1884.

For minuter particulars see ‘Hints to Collectors,’ by J. F. Dexter, in ‘Dickens Memento,’ 1870; ‘Hints to Collectors … ’ by C. P. Johnson, 1885; ‘Bibliography of Dickens,’ by R. H. Shepherd, 1880; and ‘Bibliography of the Writings of Charles Dickens,’ by James Cook, 1879.

[Life of Dickens, by John Forster, 3 vols. 1872, 1874; Letters (edited by Miss Hogarth and Miss Dickens), 2 vols. 1880, vol. iii. 1882; Charles Dickens, by G. A. Sala (1870); Charles Dickens