DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870), family -- By order of the Executor of the Late Mrs. Charles Dickens...A Catalogue of the well-made modern Household Furniture...Printed Music, Library of Books, Library Table, Oil Paintings, Drawings, Proof engravings... London: Pettitt, Son & Byrne, 18 December 1879.
8o (213 x 136 mm). 18 pp., unbound as issued; cloth folding case.
Following his death in 1870, Dicken's wife Catherine (née Hogarth) moved to 70, Gloucester Crescent, Regent's Park, where she remained until her death nine years later. The selection of property offered in this catalogue apparently includes items removed from Gad's Hill, which was acquired by her eldest son, Charles (see below). The sale took place at her home address, and included some books listed under lots 174-190. Among the plated articles listed in the catalogue, some are described as engraved with Dickens's monogram "C.D."
DICKENS, Charles -- Notice of Sale by Auction of the following Valuable Property of Mr. Charles Dickens. Pieces of Plate presented to the late Charles Dickens...an Interesting Collection of Autographs...About 1,000 Volumes of Books... London: Wyman and Sons for Robinson & Fisher at Willis's Rooms, 17 November 1893. Large 8o (249 x 185 mm). 12 pp., stapled as issued.
The sale of 234 lots included the property of Dickens's eldest son, Charles (1837-1896). The lots inherited from his father are marked with an asterisk. Apart from Dickens's autograph albums, important items from his father included a presentation copy of Queen Victoria's Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands.
DICKENS, Charles -- Dickens Memento, with Introduction by Francis Phillimore, and "Hints to Dickens Collectors" by John F. Dexter. Catalogue with Purchasers' Names & Prices Realized of the Pictures, Drawings and Objects of Art of the Late Charles Dickens, sold by auction in London, by...Christie's...on July 9th, 1870. London: The Leadenhall Press for Field & Tuer, 1884. 2 parts in one, 4o. Original mauve-gray cloth. Contains a reprint of the Christie's catalogue as the second part. (3)