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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 312

    DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Autograph letter signed ('Charles Dickens') to Messrs Fields Osgood and Co., 5 Hyde Park Place, 18 April 1870, writing to acknowledge a letter 'and to assure you without the least reserve that it entirely removes from my mind every vestige of any disagreeable impression left upon it by your former communications', one page, 8vo, on Gad's Hill stationery, bifolium (pencil annotations), the second leaf window-mounted.

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    DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Autograph letter signed ('Charles Dickens') to Messrs Fields Osgood and Co., 5 Hyde Park Place, 18 April 1870, writing to acknowledge a letter 'and to assure you without the least reserve that it entirely removes from my mind every vestige of any disagreeable impression left upon it by your former communications', one page, 8vo, on Gad's Hill stationery, bifolium (pencil annotations), the second leaf window-mounted.

    It was in April 1870 that the first instalment of Dickens's last novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, appeared. He died on 9 June.


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