2 April 2008
DICKENS, Charles. The Best of all Good Company. A Day with Charles Dickens. Edited by Blanchard Jerrold. London: The Useful Knowledge Company, 1871.
8o (247 x 153 mm). "Best of All Good Company Advertiser" dated June 1871 at beginning. Folding facsimile of a page of Dickens's manuscript (small tear crossing text). (Lightly browned, one or two spots, a few small marginal tears.) Original yellow pictorial printed paper wrappers (lightly dustsoiled, edges a bit creased); red morocco gilt solander box by Riviere. Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. Including Jerrold's personal memoirs of Dickens and extracts of their correspondence. A FINE COPY. Yale/Gimbel D62.
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