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Dickens, Charles. 1812 - 1870
REPORT Of The PUBLIC DINNER GIVEN To CHARLES DICKENS At the Waterloo Rooms Edinburgh on Friday June 25, 1841
Privately Printed [for William Glyde Wilkins by the Torch Press], [Cedar Rapids], 1915. xii, [2], 57, [5] pp. Partially unopened. Untrimmed. Frontispiece reproducing a caricature sketch of Boz & Christopher North [first caricature ever published of Dickens], plus 5 internal plates [which are included in the pagination]. 8vo. 9-3/4" x 6-1/2" A separately printed edition of the June 29th 1841 Edinburgh Advertiser report of this significant event in Dickens' life, i.e., the first public dinner given in his honor. Also includes a portion of the report from the Edinburgh Evening Courant, Saturday, June 26, 1841, as well as Dickens' own personal account. WGW introduces the entire with 4 pages of prefatory remarks. OCLC locates 19 institutional holdings. Not in Gimbel, nor VanderPoel. ABPC records one copy at auction these past 30+ years [2000]. Scarce in the trade. Some minor edgewear to wrappers. Unobtrusive dampstain to lower portion of front wrapper. A VG copy in a similar case. Printed blue paper wrappers. Custom blue cloth clamshell case [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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