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