• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    [AUCTIONS -- DICKENS, Charles]. Messrs. Knight, Frank & Rutley. The Singularly Interesting Freehold Residential Property Known as Gadshill Place the Home of Charles Dickens from 1857 to 1870. London, 26 July 1923. 8o. Photographic illustrations, folding map. Original wrappers. Included is a very fine photograph of Dickens's study at Gad's Hill Place.

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    [AUCTIONS -- DICKENS, Charles]. Messrs. Knight, Frank & Rutley. The Singularly Interesting Freehold Residential Property Known as Gadshill Place the Home of Charles Dickens from 1857 to 1870. London, 26 July 1923. 8o. Photographic illustrations, folding map. Original wrappers. Included is a very fine photograph of Dickens's study at Gad's Hill Place.

    [With:] Messrs. B.J. Pearson & Son. "Bleak House" Broadstairs Kent. Formerly the home of Charles Dickens. Broadstairs, 10 Novemner 1949. 4o. Mounted photographic illustrations. Printed wrappers. Pearson & Son handled the auction sale of Gadshill Place when it came back on the market in 1949.

    [With:] Catalogue of the Library of Charles Dickens, Esq., Author of 'The Pickwick Papers,' etc., Comprehending his Entire Library as Existing at his Decease. Gadshill Place, 1870. Part I only, 8o. With 'Contents of the Present Number" slip. Disbound. Included is the section of "The Author's Own Reserved Copies. All in clean and excellent condition, and uniformly bound in half crimson morocco." (3)


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