A Tale of Two Cities appeared between 30 April through 26 November 1859 in thirty-one weekly parts in All the Year Round and eight monthly instalments — List of Sixteen Illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"); including Frontispiece "Hundreds of People" or "Under the Plane Tree" (Book II, Chapter 6), and Title-page Vignette "In the Bastille" (Book III, Chapter 10); neither issued until final, double number (26 November 1859).

A. "The Mail," Book I, Chapter 2 (for June, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 30 April).

B. "The Shoemaker," Book I, Chapter 6 (for June, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 2 May).

2A. "The Likeness," Book II, Chapter 3 (for July, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 4 June).

2B. "Congratulations," Book II, Chapter 4 (for July, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 4 June).

3A. "The Stoppage at the Fountain," Book II, Chapter 7 (for August, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 25 June).

3B. "Mr. Stryver at Tellson's Bank," Book II, Chapter 2 (for August, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 6 July).

4A. "The Spy's Funeral," Book II, Chapter 4 (for September, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 23 July).

4B. "The Wine-shop," Book II, Chapter 6 (for September, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 6 August).

5A. "The Accomplices," Book II, Chapter (for October, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 20 August).

5B. "The Sea Rises," Book II, Chapter 22 (for October, 1859; issued issued in weekly numbers 3 September).

6A. "Before the Prison Tribunal," Book III, Chapter (for November, 1859, published 31 Oct.; issued in weekly numbers 17 September).

6B. "The Knock at the Door,"Book III, Chapter 7 (for November, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 8 October).

7A. "The Double Recognition," Book III, Chapter 8 (for December, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 5 October).

7B. "After the Sentence," Book III, Chapter (for December 1859; issued in weekly numbers 5 November).

7C. "In the Bastille," vignette, Book III, Chapter 0 (for December, 1859; issued in weekly numbers 2 October); issued in the December instalment, a double number (parts 7 and 8 together), and also as the title-page vignette for first volume edition (Nov. 26, 1859).

7D. Frontispiece "Hundreds of People" or "Under the Plane Tree" (Book II, Chapter 6).

8. Cover (No II), July 1859.

Note: Pictures 7B and C in the sequence depict incidents with which readers following A Tale of Two Cities in All the Year Round but also purchasing the monthly parts would have been familiar.

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