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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 46

    [DICKENS, Charles, wrongly attributed to]. -- "\KPAID \KAYWYOZ"

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    [DICKENS, Charles, wrongly attributed to]. -- "\KPAID \KAYWYOZ"
    (pseudonym). More Hints on Etiquette, for the use of Society at Large, and Young Gentlemen in Particular. London: Charles Tilt, 1838.

    8o (144 x 90 mm). 2-page publisher's advertisements at beginning and at end. With wood-engravings in the text by George Cruikshank. (One or two spots.) Original pictorial gilt brown fine-ribbed flexible cloth, all edges gilt; cloth slipcase. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. A parody of Charles W. Day's (as "\KA\kywyoz") Hints on Etiquette and the Usages of Society, 1836, and the earliest of minor works wrongly attributed to Dickens. Cohn 242; Kitton, p.74; Yale/Gimbel H329.


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