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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 336

    DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Document signed ('Charles Dickens'), an indenture recording the lease of land near Gad's Hill, 21 March 1863, manuscript on vellum, one membrane, 577 x 687mm, margins ruled in red, signature in blue ink on lower flap with red wax seal, blue revenue stamp, witnessed at Lincoln's Inn Fields (slight yellowing at folds).

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    DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Document signed ('Charles Dickens'), an indenture recording the lease of land near Gad's Hill, 21 March 1863, manuscript on vellum, one membrane, 577 x 687mm, margins ruled in red, signature in blue ink on lower flap with red wax seal, blue revenue stamp, witnessed at Lincoln's Inn Fields (slight yellowing at folds).

    An agreement between 'Charles Dickens of Higham in the County of Kent Esquire' and the farmer John Brooker, concerning 'a parcel of land or garden ground containing by estimation eight acres and sixteen perches', formerly part of a piece of woodland called 'Scrubby Bushes', near to Gad's Hill.


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