Beazell, et al., Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York, 1908, first edition
Beazell, et al., Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York, 1908, first edition
Beazell, et al., Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York, 1908, first edition
Beazell, et al., Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York, 1908, first edition
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Beazell, et al., Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York, 1908, first edition

Estimate: 80 - 120 GBP

Beazell, et al., Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York, 1908, first edition

Estimate: 80 - 120 GBP

Lot Sold:125GBP

Lot Details

Description

BEAZELL, WILLIAM PRESTON--THE NEW YORK AURORA

Account of the Ball given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York City February 14, 1842 from the New York Aurora Extra. Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Privately Printed at the Torch Press, 1908


8vo (242 x 160mm.), FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 206 COPIES on Normandy Vellum, frontispiece portrait of Dickens and other illustrations, facsimile illustrations of 1842 report, original grey cloth-backed boards lettered in purple, some minor soiling, binding slightly soiled


A volume relating to the ball held at the Park Theatre in New York on 14 February 1842, mostly reprinting articles from an 'extra' edition of The New York Aurora newspaper from 15 February.


PROVENANCE:

Henry Alexander, bookplate

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