Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868
Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868
Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868
Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868
Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868
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Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Dickens, "George Silverman's Explanation", The Atlantic Monthly, 1868

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

"George Silverman's Explanation." [in:] The Atlantic Monthly, devoted to Literature, Science, Art, and Politics. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, Volume 21, Numbers 123-125, January to March 1868


8vo (250 x 163mm.), 3 issues, with the slips for the Great American Tea Company at the beginning of each part, Atlantic Advertiser insert at the end, preserved in blue cloth folding box, some slight tears to upper wrapper of number 123, a few other small tears, some slight staining and spotting


Dickens wrote this sad story (of a miserable man from Preston who is orphaned when very young) for his friend James T. Fields of Boston, and its first appearance was in The Atlantic Monthly. The first book issue was a piracy issued ten years later by a printer in Brighton.


REFERENCE:

Eckel, p. 200; Gimbel E29.


PROVENANCE:

M.C. Lang, book-label

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Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection
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