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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 120

    DICKENS, Charles. Charles Dickens's New Christmas Story. Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863.

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    DICKENS, Charles. Charles Dickens's New Christmas Story. Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863.

    8o (230 x 147 mm). 46 pages sewn as issued. (Browned, one or two spots.) Original printed wrappers (extremities chipped with minor loss); quarter red morocco gilt folding box. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, advertisments dated December 1863 on inside back wrapper. Preceded by publication as the Christmas Number of All the Year Round in 1863. Yale/Gimbel B283.

    [With Another Copy:] DICKENS, Charles. Charles Dickens's New Christmas Story. Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863. 8o (230 x 147 mm). 46 pages sewn as issued. (Browned, one or two spots.) Original printed wrappers (lightly browned, one or two pale stains, backstrip chipped. (2)


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