. London: Printed by Wyman & Sons for Publishing Offices, 1872." /> [EDWIN DROOD]. -- MORFORD, John. <I>John Jasper's Secret: Being a Narrative of Certain Events following and explaining "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"</I>. London: Printed by Wyman & Sons for Publishing Offices, 1872.|
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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 190

    [EDWIN DROOD]. -- MORFORD, John. John Jasper's Secret: Being a Narrative of Certain Events following and explaining "The Mystery of Edwin Drood". London: Printed by Wyman & Sons for Publishing Offices, 1872.

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    [EDWIN DROOD]. -- MORFORD, John. John Jasper's Secret: Being a Narrative of Certain Events following and explaining "The Mystery of Edwin Drood". London: Printed by Wyman & Sons for Publishing Offices, 1872.

    8o (200 x 132 mm). Wood-engraved frontispiece and 19 plates. (Some minor marginal spotting.) Modern green half morocco, spines gilt, top edge gilt. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST ENGLISH EDITION IN BOOK FORM of Morford's sequel to Edwin Drood. Sadleir 705a; Yale/Gimbel H330.

    [With:]

    Trial of John Jasper for the Murder of Edwin Drood. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Branch Dickens Fellowship, [1916].

    4o (231 x 162 mm). 15 photographic plates, some folding (one folding plate split along fold). Original cloth, printed paper spine label, top edge gilt (some minor rubbing, front hinge cracked). Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    LIMITED EDITION, one of 500 copies (this copy out-of-series) of the play produced by the Philadelphia Branch of the Dickens Fellowship in aid of St. Agnes and Mt. Sinai Hospitals. Yale/Gimbel H453. (2)


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