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    The William E. Self Family Collection Part I The Kenyon Starling Library Of Charles Dickens

    2 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    DICKENS, Charles and Wilkie COLLINS. No Thoroughfare. A Drama. In five acts and a Prologue. New York: Robert M. de Witt, 1868.

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    DICKENS, Charles and Wilkie COLLINS. No Thoroughfare. A Drama. In five acts and a Prologue. New York: Robert M. de Witt, 1868.

    Small 8o (190 x 115 mm). (Some light dampstaining.) Original printed wrappers (spine repaired, light chipping to edges); quarter morocco folding case. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of Wilkie Collins's and Dickens's drama No Thoroughfare, adapted from the Christmas story and written jointly by them. Published in de Witt's Acting Plays number 14. Eckel pp. 168-169; Yale/Gimbel B298 (giving the publisher's adress as No. 33 Rose Street, and not No. 13 Frankfort Street, as this copy).


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