Extraordinary Gazette: Speech of his Mightiness on opening the Second Number of Bentley's Miscellany, edited by "Boz". [London: Richard Bentley, March 1837].
8vo (168 x 106mm.), 8pp. sewn pamphlet, wood-engraved headpiece after Hablot K. Browne, very minor browning; [together with:] "The Extraordinary Gazette" [extracted from:] The Dickensian. 1 December 1937, disbound; the two items preserved in specially made green cloth folding box with black morocco label
SCARCE. THE SEPARATELY ISSUED, SMALLER SIZE FORMAT, OF "THE EXTRAORDINARY GAZETTE", together with an account of the publication and a reprint of the text which appeared in The Dickensian in December 1937. For the other format see lot 36.
Gimbel E33 (second copy)
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