2 April 2008
[DICKENS, Charles]. The Charles Dickens Dinner. An Authentic Record of the Public Banquet Given to Mr. Charles Dickens, at the Freemasons' Hall, London, On Saturday, November 2, 1867, Prior to His Departure for the United States. With a Report of the Speeches from Special Shorthand Notes. London: Chapman and Hall; Boston: Ticknor and Field [sic], 1867.
8o (215 x 134 mm). Full green morocco gilt by Riviere (hinges starting). Provenance: Kenyon Starling (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, with a frontispiece portait of Dickens added. A dinner given in honor of Dickens's second trip to the United States form November 9, 1867 to April 22, 1868. Eckel, p. 236; Yale/Gimbel H149.
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