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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 155

    PHELPS, Samuel, Chairman. Proceedings at the Twelfth Anniversary Festival of the Royal General Theatrical Fund, Held at the Freemasons' Tavern, Great Queen Street, on Monday, April 6th 1857. London: Frederic Ledger, 1857.

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    PHELPS, Samuel, Chairman. Proceedings at the Twelfth Anniversary Festival of the Royal General Theatrical Fund, Held at the Freemasons' Tavern, Great Queen Street, on Monday, April 6th 1857. London: Frederic Ledger, 1857.

    Small 8o (161 x 94 mm). 32 pages. 19th-century maroon cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION OF THIS SCARCE PAMPHLET, containing Dickens's humorous response to a toast on pp.22-24 and his own toast to the Chairman of the Fund, Samuel Phelps, on pp.24-27. Parrish 644.


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