Kate and Mrs. Nickleby and the Madman

Harry Furniss


5 ½ by 3 ¾ inches (14 cm high x 9.4 cm wide), vignetted

A large cucumber fell at Mrs. Nickleby’s feet, then a fine vegetable marrow. Kate caught her mother's hand, and saw appearing above the garden wall a very large head, in which were a most extraordinary pair of eyes, most ugly to behold — p. 543.

Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby, The Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing IV, 545.

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