. [London: Bentley, March 1837]. 8° (230 x 138mm). 4 pages. Wood-engraving of Dickens by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. (Browned, slightly frayed at edges, sewing-marks.) Disbound, in 20th-century red morocco-backed box, lettered in gilt. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate) -- William E. Self (bookplate; his sale, Christie's New York, 2 April 2008, lot 15)." /> [DICKENS, Charles, editor]. <I>The Extraordinary Gazette. Speech of his Mightiness on Opening the Second Number of Bentley's Miscellany, edited by "Boz"</I>. [London: Bentley, March 1837]. 8° (230 x 138mm). 4 pages. Wood-engraving of Dickens by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. (Browned, slightly frayed at edges, sewing-marks.) Disbound, in 20th-century red morocco-backed box, lettered in gilt. <I>Provenance</I>: Kenyon Starling (bookplate) -- William E. Self (bookplate; his sale, Christie's New York, 2 April 2008, lot 15).|
  • Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    [DICKENS, Charles, editor]. The Extraordinary Gazette. Speech of his Mightiness on Opening the Second Number of Bentley's Miscellany, edited by "Boz". [London: Bentley, March 1837]. 8° (230 x 138mm). 4 pages. Wood-engraving of Dickens by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. (Browned, slightly frayed at edges, sewing-marks.) Disbound, in 20th-century red morocco-backed box, lettered in gilt. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate) -- William E. Self (bookplate; his sale, Christie's New York, 2 April 2008, lot 15).

    Price Realised  

    [DICKENS, Charles, editor]. The Extraordinary Gazette. Speech of his Mightiness on Opening the Second Number of Bentley's Miscellany, edited by "Boz". [London: Bentley, March 1837]. 8° (230 x 138mm). 4 pages. Wood-engraving of Dickens by Hablot K. Browne ["Phiz"]. (Browned, slightly frayed at edges, sewing-marks.) Disbound, in 20th-century red morocco-backed box, lettered in gilt. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate) -- William E. Self (bookplate; his sale, Christie's New York, 2 April 2008, lot 15).

    THE SCARCE TWO-LEAF SUPPLEMENT PORTRAYING DICKENS AS EDITOR OF THE MISCELLANY AND ANNOUNCING OLIVER TWIST, originally bound into Part III of Bentley's magazine. Eckel p. 173; Gimbel E33.


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