• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    [PLAYBILL -- DICKENS, Charles, Director and Actor.] Playbill for the Amateur Performance at Miss Kelly's Theatre of Ben Jonson's Every Man in His Humour and A Good Night's Rest; or, Two O'Clock in the Morning, 73 Dean Street, Soho. London: Bradbury and Evans, 20 September 1845.

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    [PLAYBILL -- DICKENS, Charles, Director and Actor.] Playbill for the Amateur Performance at Miss Kelly's Theatre of Ben Jonson's Every Man in His Humour and A Good Night's Rest; or, Two O'Clock in the Morning, 73 Dean Street, Soho. London: Bradbury and Evans, 20 September 1845.

    Broadside (264 x 213 mm). Printed in green and red, with gilt border. (A few chips at edges.) Cloth folding case. Provenance: Walter Chrysler (bookplate).

    These plays were staged by Dickens's amateur theatrical group, although only the characters's names appear on the playbill. Yale/Gimbel H803.


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