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Sketches by Boz, Charles Dickens's first book, is a compilation of essays written between 1833 and 1836. Writing under the pseudonym 'Boz', it is the first time Dickens would work with the artist George Cruikshank, who provided the collection's many illustrations. The illustrations below are taken from the 'Authentic Edition' of Dickens's works (1901-1906) and reproduce Cruikshank's images, alongside 'Phiz's' (the pseudonym of Hablot Knight Browne) illustrations to Sketches of Young Gentlemen (1838) and Sketches of Young Couples (1840).  

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