• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    DICKENS, Charles. The Daily News. No. 1. London: [William Bradbury] Wednesday, 21 January 1846. Broadsheet (610 x 460 mm). 8 pages folded as issued. (Each leaf discreetly silked on one side, corner of last page patched with loss of text in several columns, more minor losses, browned and stained.) Modern red cloth folding case. Provenance: John C. Eckel (loose bookplate) -- Morris L. Parrish (bookplate) -- Comte Alain de Suzannet (bookplate; his sale Sotheby's London, 22 November 1971, part lot 15) -- Kenyon Starling (bookplate) -- William E. Self (bookplate; his sale, Christie's New York, 2 April 2008, lot 344).

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    DICKENS, Charles. The Daily News. No. 1. London: [William Bradbury] Wednesday, 21 January 1846. Broadsheet (610 x 460 mm). 8 pages folded as issued. (Each leaf discreetly silked on one side, corner of last page patched with loss of text in several columns, more minor losses, browned and stained.) Modern red cloth folding case. Provenance: John C. Eckel (loose bookplate) -- Morris L. Parrish (bookplate) -- Comte Alain de Suzannet (bookplate; his sale Sotheby's London, 22 November 1971, part lot 15) -- Kenyon Starling (bookplate) -- William E. Self (bookplate; his sale, Christie's New York, 2 April 2008, lot 344).

    THE ECKEL-PARRISH-SUZANNET COPY OF THE HIGHLY RARE FIRST PUBLISHED ISSUE of the Daily News, edited by Dickens. Not in BL or the Library of Congress, one copy located in the Harry Ransome Center at Texas. Lehmann Charles Dickens as Editor p. 9; Slater The Catalogue of the Charles Dickens Collection p.7; Smith II, 7; Gimbel E50 recording facsimilies.


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