Dickens, The Strange Gentleman, 1871, facsimile of the 1837 edition
Dickens, The Strange Gentleman, 1871, facsimile of the 1837 edition
Dickens, The Strange Gentleman, 1871, facsimile of the 1837 edition
Dickens, The Strange Gentleman, 1871, facsimile of the 1837 edition
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Dickens, The Strange Gentleman, 1871, facsimile of the 1837 edition

Estimate: 150 - 200 GBP

Dickens, The Strange Gentleman, 1871, facsimile of the 1837 edition

Estimate: 150 - 200 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

The Strange Gentleman; a Comic Burletta, in two acts...first performed at the St. James's Theatre nn Thursday, September 29, 1836. London: Chapman and Hall, 1837 [1871]


8vo (190 x 126mm.), facsimile of the 1837 edition, new frontispice drawn and engraved by Pailthorpe (present in duplicate in this copy, one hand-coloured), three-quarter brown morocco gilt by Tout, top edge gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, slight wear to binding


REFERENCE:

Eckel p.154 (mentioning this facsimile edition)


PROVENANCE:

Christie's New York, 18 December 2003, lot 93

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection
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