Wiggin, A Child's Journey with Dickens, 1912, first edition, presentation copy
Wiggin, A Child's Journey with Dickens, 1912, first edition, presentation copy
Wiggin, A Child's Journey with Dickens, 1912, first edition, presentation copy
Wiggin, A Child's Journey with Dickens, 1912, first edition, presentation copy
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Wiggin, A Child's Journey with Dickens, 1912, first edition, presentation copy

Estimate: 100 - 150 GBP

Wiggin, A Child's Journey with Dickens, 1912, first edition, presentation copy

Estimate: 100 - 150 GBP

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WIGGIN, KATE DOUGLAS

A Child’s Journey with Dickens. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912


8vo (185 x 123mm.), FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("Barent Landstreet gives | this book and I did | nothing but write it! | I was the child and | this was my first journey | into the great world outside | my little New England village. | Kate Douglas Wiggin") on front free endpaper, half-title, frontispiece, 1p. publisher’s adverts at end, original cloth-backed boards lettered in green on upper cover, some minor browning and spotting, presentation inscription by Landstreet on half-title


The author Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856 – 1923) met Dickens on a train journey in the United States during March 1868. Wiggin is chiefly remembered as the author of the children’s novel, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.


REFERENCE:

Gimbel H479

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