Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition
Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition
Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition
Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition
Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition
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Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Dickens, Travelling Letters. Written on the Road, 1846, first American book edition

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

Travelling Letters. Written on the Road. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846


12mo (187 x 129mm.), 2 volumes, FIRST AMERICAN BOOK EDITION, original brown printed wrappers, advertisements on endpapers and lower wrappers, advertisements at the end of the second volume, preserved in brown cloth case and matching slipcase, lacking pp.viii - xviii of advertisements (two supplied in photofacsimile), text and wrappers stained


These sketches of Dickens' travels originally appeared in the London Daily News between 21 January and 11 March 1846 under the same title, before being included in Pictures from Italy, published by Bradbury & Evans for the author with woodcut illustrations by Samuel Palmer (see next three lots). THIS AMERICAN EDITION APPEARS TO BE VERY RARE.


REFERENCE:

Gimbel A99

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