Welcome to the David Copperfield web exhibit. The first edition of Charles Dickens's "favourite child" featured here is housed in the West Virginia University Libraries Rare Books Room. It was published serially in monthly installments from May 1849 to November 1850.

Read the description of this artifact from the WVU Libraries catalog.

  • The images in the exhibit were modified to a uniform size
  • Each slide is linked to a full-size image
  • Select the slide image itself to view the actual size 
  • From there, use your browser's back button to return to the slide show
  • The 23 images are in the same order that they appear in the book

On with the show...


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