Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition
Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition
Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition
Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition
Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition
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Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Gill and English, Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, 1842, first edition

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Lot Sold:500GBP

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GILL, THOMAS AND WILLIAM ENGLISH

Report of the Dinner given to Charles Dickens, in Boston, February 1, 1842... most of the speeches revised by their authors... Boston: William Crosby and Company, 1842


8vo (171 x 109mm.), FIRST EDITION, original printed pink-brown wrappers, collector's chemise and black morocco-backed slipcase, some light spotting to edges, light soiling to wrappers


"It is not easy for a man to speak of his own books. I dare say that few persons have been more interested in mine than I..."

A FINE COPY providing an account of this dinner by two reporters from The Morning Post. Dickens's speech on the occasion is given on pp. 10-15.


REFERENCE:

Gimbel B112


PROVENANCE:

Frederick Spiegelberg, booklabel, ?his sale, American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, 3-4 November 1937

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