The Newsvendors' Benevolent and Provident Institution... Speeches in behalf of the Institution, by the late Mr. Charles Dickens, President. London: Wm. Clowes & Sons, [C.1870]
8vo (180 x 112mm.), later edition, integral printed wrappers, later half morocco, spine lettered in gilt, repair to upper corner of first leaf, binding worn with loss to head and foot of spine, upper hinge split, lower hinge splitting
This eight leaf pamphlet reprints reports of speeches and correspondence dated between 1849 and 1870. Podeschi notes two editions in the Gimbel collection: one printed by Buck and Wootton and another (entirely reset) printed by Wm Clowes and Sons, as here.
William Glyde Wilkins, bookplate, his sale, The Anderson Galleries, New York, 14 February 1922, lot 331
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.