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shaken and few backs and margins strengthened). Lond. 1853

* FIRST EDITION. Good copy in the original parts, as issued,
with the advertisements and the scarce white slip in part IX
announcing the cancellation of one plate. In 2 cases of crushed
crimson levant, gilt lettered.

151. TO BE READ AT DUSK. Excerpt from The Keep-
sake for 1852; also bound in is, Dickens' Poem of 32 lines "A
Word in Season," which he contributed to The Keepsake for
1844. 8vo, half red levant morocco, gilt top.

* The Augustin Daly copy.

152. HARD TIMES. For These Times. 8vo, original
green cloth, uncut (corners slightly rubbed). Lond. 1854

* FIRST EDITION. Nice copy.

153. SPEECH of Charles Dickens, Esq., delivered at the
Meeting of the Administrative Reform Association at the
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Wednesday, June 27, 1855. 8vo,
original wrappers. Lond. : Effingham Wilson, 1855

* FIRST EDITION. Very Scarce.

40







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THE CHIMES.



THE CHIMES

PRESENTED BY CHARLES DICKENS TO HIS SON
(See No. 326.)



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PICTURES FROM ITALY.



PICTURES FROM ITALY

PRESENTED TO DOUGLAS JERROLD BY CHARLES DICKENS
(See No. 130.)



WEITINGS OF CHABLES DICKENS Continued.
DICKENS 'S OWN COPY.

154. THE READINGS of Charles Dickens as Arranged and
Read by Himself Doctor Marigold. Printed in large type.
8vo, half morocco (soiled). No place or date.

* CHARLES DICKENS 's OWN COPY, USED BY HIM AT HIS READ-
INGS, AND WITH SEVERAL PARAGRAPHS MARKED "Cut when

necessary ' ' IN HIS AUTOGRAPH. The Williamson copy.

155. LITTLE DORRIT. With 40 etched plates by
"Phiz." FIRST EDITION. 20 parts in 19, 8vo, original blue
wrappers, uncut (name on wrappers, 5 backs very slightly
worn). In 2 crimson levant morocco slip-cases.

Lond. [1855] -57

* The First Issue of the original edition in fine condition.
Contains the slip in part XVI, correcting an error in the pre-
ceding chapter, and the usual advertisements.

156. LITTLE DORRIT. With Illustrations by H. K.
Browne. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original half calf.

Lond. : Bradbury and Evans, 1857

* INSCRIBED ON INSERTED FLY-LEAF ' ' Faithfully yours Charles
Dickens. TavistocTc House, London. Monday Fourteenth De-
cember, 1857." Laid in is an envelope addressed in Dickens'
hand, to ' ' The Reverend George Wilkinson. Rectory, Whicham,
Whitehaven. ' ' to whom presumably the copy was presented.

157. A TALE of Two Cities. 16 illustrations by H. K.
Browne. 8 parts in 7, 8vo, original pictorial wrappers (the
covers, though all original, have been changed and made to
serve parts other than intended, some restored, and the two
Thackeray advertisements are lacking). Lond. 1859

* FIRST EDITION, IN ORIGINAL PARTS. As only a small num-
ber of some of the parts were printed, this original issue has
become one of the scarcest of all Dickens items. In a crimson
levant morocco case, gilt lettered. Inserted is the announce-
ment on yellow paper, of the discontinuance of ' ' Household
Words" and the commencement of "All the Year Round,"
with ' ' The Tale of Two Cities ' ' appearing in its first number.

158. A TALE of Two Cities. Illustrated by H. K. Browne.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original cloth, uncut. Lond. 1859

* Laid in is a three page letter by Lord John Russell to whom
the book is dedicated. With the W. H. R. Saunders book-plate.

159. ALL THE YEAR ROUND. A Weekly Journal. Con-
ducted by Charles Dickens. Vols. 1-20, and New Series, Vols.
1-10. 30 vols. 8vo, half calf. Lond. 1859-1873

* Complete set from the beginning to Oct., 1873, and includ-
ing all the numbers to which Dickens contributed, includ-
ing all the Extra Christmas Numbers to 1868, and that for 1872.
Those for 1868-1871 (which are lacking) contained no contri-
butions by Dickens.

160. SPEECH of Charles Dickens, on behalf of the Hospital
.for Sick Children. 16mo, 10 pp. sewn.

*VERY SCARCE. Lond.: Printed by R. Folkard, 1860
41



WEITINGS OF CHAELES DICKENS Continued.

161. THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER. 8vo, origi-
nal cloth, uncut. Text in fine clean condition.

* FIRST EDITION. Lond. : Chapman and Hall, 1861

162. GREAT EXPECTATIONS. 3 vols. 12mo, original
cloth, uncut (a few leaves repaired, labels removed from
covers). Lond.: Chapman and Hall, 1861

* FIRST EDITION.

163. IN MEMORIAM (W. M. Thackeray). Cornhill Maga-
zine, February, 1864. 8vo, original wrappers. In a crimson
levant morocco slip-case. Lond. 1864

164. OUR MUTUAL FRIEND. 40 illustrations ~by Marcus
Stone. 20 parts in 19, 8vo, all in original green pictorial
wrappers, uncut (a few backs very slightly frayed).

Lond. 1864-5

* FIRST EDITION, in original parts. In ' ' Our Mutual
Friend, ' ' Dickens returned to his original form of publication
in parts, a practice he had abandoned after the issue of ' ' Little
Dorrit. " The present copy is in fine condition, with the
numerous advertisements, including the illustrated one in part
12, "The People's Pickwick." It has also the slip explaining
the book's title, without which no copy is complete. With two
red levant morocco cases, gilt lettered.

165. OUR MUTUAL FRIEND. 20 illustrations by Marcus
Stone. 2 vols. 8vo, original cloth, gilt backs, uncut (one vol-
ume with hinges somewhat worn). In 2 fine crimson levant
morocco cases, with gilt tooled and lettered backs, by Riviere.

Lond. 1865

* FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR,
inscribed in his autograph, ' ' Charles Dickens, To James Bae
Esquire, 8th November 1865."

166. LEGENDS AND LYRICS. By Adelaide Anne Procter.
With an Introduction by Charles Dickens. New Edition, with,
additions. With numerous full-page illustrations by Millais,
Du Maurier, Dobson, and others. 8vo, cloth, gilt, gilt edges.

Lond. : Bell and Daldy, 1866

* The First Edition, with the Dickens Introduction. Nice
copy.

167. THE CHARLES DICKENS DINNER. An Authentic
Record of the Public Banquet given to Mr. Charles Dickens
at the Freemason's Hall, London, on Saturday, November 2,
1867, prior to his departure for the United States. With por-
trait by Army tag e (PHOTOGRAPHED IN AMERICA) inserted. 8vo,
full green levant morocco, gilt inside and outside borders, by
Riviere. Lond. : Chapman and Hall, 1867

* FIRST EDITION : Scarce.

168. SPEECH of Charles Dickens, Esq., as Chairman at
the Dinner on behalf of the Hospital for Sick Children. 16mo,
original wrappers. Lond. 1867

42



WRITINGS OF CHARLES DICKENS Continued.

169. OUR YOUNG FOLKS, Nos. 37, 39, 40, 41. Contains
Dickens' Holiday Romance. Illustrations by John Gilbert,
and others, and engraved portrait of the author. 4 parts, 8vo,
original wrappers, uncut, in half levant slip-case. Bost. 1868

* FIRST EDITION, in original parts. Fine condition. Dickens;
had contracted with Ticknor & Fields to write this story almost
two years before it finally appeared.

170. GEORGE SILVERMAN'S EXPLANATION. The
Atlantic Monthly for January, February and March, 1868.
The 3 numbers, 8vo, original wrappers, uncut as issued, en-
closed in half crimson levant morocco case. Bost. 1868

* First appearance of this story, which was written by
Dickens at the instance of his friend James T. Fields, who
paid him 1,000 for it.

171. ADDRESS delivered at the Birmingham and Mid-
land Institute on the 27th September, 1869. By Charles
Dickens, Esquire, President. 8vo, original wrappers.

* FIRST EDITION: Scarce. [Birmingham, 1869]

127. ON MR. FECHTER'S ACTING. [Atlantic Monthly,
August, 1869.] 8vo, sewn (covers missing), in a half crimson
morocco slip-case. Bost. 1869

173. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Portrait and
full-page illustrations by Luke Fildes. 8vo, original calf gilt
(one illust. loose). Lond. : Chapman & Hall, 1870

* PRESENTATION COPY OP THE FIRST EDITION from Mamie
Dickens, the author's eldest daughter, with inscription in her
autograph: " H. L., March 7, 1872. From her affectionate
friend, Mamie Dickens."

A highly interesting copy of Dickens 's last novel.

174. THE. MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Engraved
portrait and title, and 12 illustrations by Fildes. 6 parts, 8vo,
original pictorial wrappers, uncut, with the advertisements
(2 plate margins stained, one back frayed) . In crimson levant
morocco case, gilt lettered. Lond. 1870

* FIRST EDITION, in the original wrappers.

175. HUNTED DOWN : A Story. With Some Account of
Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner. Woodcut vignette
of "The Fatal House" on title. 16mo, full brown calf, gilt,
with original wrappers bound in. Lond. : Hotten [1870]

* FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Fine copy, with the Mynderse
bookplate.

176. A COLLECTION of 118 letters of Charles Dickens
[typewritten copies] written from 1836 to 1870. Bound in
one volume, 4to, cloth.

177. THE NEWSVENDORS' Benevolent & Provident In-
stitution. Speeches in behalf of the Institution, by the late
Mr. Charles Dickens, President. 12mo, original front wrapper
only, sewn. Lond.: Printed by Buck & Wootton [1871]

' * SCARCE.

43



WRITINGS OF CHARLES DICKENS Cont in ued.

178. IS SHE HIS WIFE? or, Something Singular. A
omic Burletta, in One Act. Colored frontispiece by Pail-
thorpe. 32mo, original cloth.

Bost. : James R. Osgood and Co., 1877

* The real first edition was privately printed by the author
in 1851, of which no copies are known to be extant. A reprint
was published in the late sixties, of which only two copies are
known. The present issue may justly be considered the FIRST
EDITION PROCURABLE, AND is ITSELF VERY SCARCE. FINE COPY.

179. MR. NIGHTINGALE 'S DIARY : A Farce in One Act.
Colored etching by Pailthorpe. 18mo, original green cloth.

Bost.: Osgood, 1877

* FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION, very scarce, and practically the
only edition obtainable, as only 3 copies of the first (privately
printed) issue are known.

180. THE LAMPLIGHTER : A Farce. Now First Printed
from a Manuscript in the Forster Collection. 12mo, original
grey wrappers, in a brown levant morocco case, with inside
cover of silk. Lend. 1879

* Fine copy. Scarce. Only 250 copies printed. This ' ' un-
fortunate little farce" as Dickens styled it, was written for
W. C. Macready, but was withdrawn at the actor's request and
was never presented to the public.

181. THE MUDFOG PAPERS, ETC. Now FIRST COL-
LECTED. 12mo, original red cloth. Fine copy. Lond. 1880

182. THE LETTERS of Charles Dickens, 1833-1870. Edited
by Mamie Dickens and Georgina Hogarth. 6 vols. 8vo, full
green crushed levant morocco, with gilt portraits of Dickens,
Signatures, and Crest on covers, gilt top, uncut, by Riviere.

Lond. 1880-82

* EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED and extended to six volumes by the in-
sertion of 302 portraits and views.

183. A WONDERFUL GHOST STORY: being Mr. H.'s
Own Narrative, with Letters hitherto Unpublished of Charles
Dickens to the Author respecting it. By Thomas Heaphy.
FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION. 16mo, original glazed pictorial
boards. Nice copy. Lond. 1882

184. THE LAZY TOUR of Two Idle Apprentices, &c. By
Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins. Illustrations. FIRST
EDITION. 8vo, cloth, uncut. Lond. 1890

185. DICKENS-KOLLE LETTERS, Edited by Harry B.
Smith. Supplemental to the letters from Charles Dickens to
Maria Beadnell. Portraits and facsimile. 8vo, boards, vellum
back. Bost. 1910

* Bibliophile Society Publication, limited to 483 copies.

44



DICKENSIANA

Illustrations, Association Items and Furniture from
Gads Hill.

186. PICKWICKIAN ILLUSTRATIONS. A Series of 20'
illustrations by Heath. 8vo, original wrappers with gilt de-
signs, paper label, enclosed in a crimson levant morocco slip-
case, n. p. n. d.

* VERY SCARCE, particularly in this state.

187. THIRTY-TWO ILLUSTRATIONS to Pickwick, by
Onwhyn and other eminent Artists. 32 illustrations. 8vo,
pictorial blue wrappers. Lond., n. d.

188. PICKWICK PAPERS. A Series of 31 full-page wood-
cuts to illustrate Pickwick Papers. By J. Gilbert. 12mo, half
polished crimson morocco, gilt top, by Root.

189. A SERIES OF 32 ETCHINGS by T. Onwhyn, to
illustrate Pickwick Papers. 8vo, full polished calf, gilt back
and top, by Root. Lond.: E. Grattan, 1837

* SCARCE.

190. PICKWICK'S RECEPTION. Woodcut after draw-
ing by Sol. Eytinge, Jr., showing all of Dickens' Charac-
ters passing in review before Mr. Pickwick, 4to; Woodcut
drawing of Dickens' House at Gadshill. Small 4to. 2
pieces.

191. ILLUSTRATIONS to Oliver Twist, by Pailthorpe ;
Great Expectations, by Pailthorpe; Pickwick Papers, by
" Phiz," Seymour, and Pailthorpe. 42 pieces.

*The " Oliver Twist " illustrations, 14 in number, including
the title-page, are all proof impressions, one being in color.

Those for " Great Expectations" are also Proofs, the entire
10 being in color.

The "Pickwick Papers" illustrations consist of 16 proof
etchings and two blue-prints. Five of the plates are in un-
finished state, and 2 of them contain corrections, and manu-
script notations for the etcher. 10 of these plates are in color.
VERY SCARCE.

192. COLLECTION of 25 etchings by George Cruikshank
to illustrate Oliver Twist. Beautifully colored by hand.
Imp. 8vo, half crimson levant morocco, gilt top. n. p. n. d.

*FiNE COPY. This collection includes the suppressed "Fire-
side" plate as well as the one of " Rose May lie and Oliver" (at
Agnes' Tomb). SCARCE.

193. THIRTY-TWO ILLUSTRATIONS to Nicholas
Nickleby, by Onwhyn and Other Eminent Artists. 32'
illustrations. 8vo, pictorial wrappers. Lond., n. d.

45



DICKENSIANA Continued.

194. FOUR PLATES engraved under the Superintend-
ence of Hablot K. Browne and Robert Young to illustrate
the cheap edition of The Old Curiosity Shop. Little Nell
and her Grandfather, the Marchioness, Barbara, and an
etching by "Phiz." 8vo, in the original green wrappers
(covers worn). Lond. : Chapman and Hall, 1848

* Scarce,

195. DARLEY (F. O. C.). Original pencil sketch, "Little
Nell and her Grandfather." Signed " D." Another sketch
on the reverse represents a wounded cavalryman being held
on his horse by a comrade. Signed in full " F. O. C. Dar-
ley." Size 5 x 6| inches. Stained in lower part.

196. SOME PORTRAITS, Scenes and Incidents in C.
Dickens' Life of Grimaldi. Colored frontispiece and title
and seven full-page illustrations. 4to, wrappers.

Privately printed, n. p. n. d.

*Note states, " This Book is privately printed and limited
to 12 copies."

197. FLAVEL (JOHN). Husbandry Spiritualized; or,
the Heavenly Use of Earthly Things. 4 engraved plates.
8vo, original boards, uncut, in a red levant morocco slip
case. [Lond.] 1807

* PRESENTATION COPY FROM CHARLES DICKENS to Harriet
Hancock, with his autograph note, signed with initials, and
dated, 5 Hyde Park Place, Sunday, 22 May, 1870, concerning
the sending of this work to her, pasted on the inside of the
cover.

198. DICTIONARY of the English Language. By Samuel
Johnson. 8vo, old half calf. With cloth slip case.

Lond. 1825

* CHARLES DICKENS' COPY, with his initials, &c., on fly-leaf:
" C. D., Tavistock House, London, W. C. Christmas Day 1854,"
followed by several words and names (apparently memoranda)
also in his autograph, amongst which is written the title "Great
Expectations." Probably no book was used more often by
Dickens than his Dictionary, and this one shows evidence of
very careful reading. On more than twenty pages he had
placed marks opposite unusual words, probably ticked off for
future use. AN EXTREMELY INTERESTING DICKENS ASSOCIATION
BOOK.

199. RACY SKETCHES of Expeditions, from the Pick-
wick Club. By T. Sibson. 10 plates. 8vo, original wrap-
pers, uncut. Lond. 1838

* VERY SCARCE. Preserved in a full crimson levant morocco
solander case.

200. REYNOLDS (G. W. M.). Pickwick Abroad; or,
The Tour in France. Illustrated with 41 steel engravings
and 83 woodcuts. 8vo, original cloth, uncut (shaken).

Lond. 1839

* FIRST EDITION of a rare parody of Dickens' Pickwick.

46



DICKENSIANA Continued.

201. STARS Their Early Vigils Keep, Song. As sung at
the Complimentary Dinner to Charles Dickens, Esq.
Written by Dr. O. W. Holmes. Liiho. portrait on cover,
and colored lithographs laid in. 4to, wrappers. Bost. 1842

202. GUICHET (J.). Italian and English Grammar,
from the Italian and French Grammar of Vergani and
Piranesi. 12mo, maroon leather (neatly repaired in the
joint), in a crimson levant morocco solander case.

Lond. 1846

* PRESENTED BY CHARLES DICKENS TO HARRIET HANCOCK.
The inscription is on the title, signed with initials: " This is
the best I can do in the Italian direction. Servitore umilissimo.
C. D., Saturday, Fourth August, 1855."

PLAYBILL OF "MR. NIGHTINGALE'S DIARY."

203. ORIGINAL PLAYBILL printed in red and black of
Lytton's Comedy "NOT So BAD AS WE SEEM: OR, MANY
SIDES TO A CHARACTER." The Characters were played by

Charles Dickens, John Forster, Mark Lemon, Charles
Knight, R. H. Home, John Tenniel, Wilkie Collins, Dudley
Costello, Fanny Young and Mrs. Coe, and others. Tall
Folio. Town Hall. Birmingham. May 12, 1852. Folio,
mounted (slight repairs).

*The Concluding Piece was "MR. NIGHTINGALE'S DIARY"
announced as an " Original Farce in One Act by Mr. Charles
Dickens and Mr. Mark Lemon." In this Piece, Dudley Costello
played " Mr. Nightingale " and Dickens undertook the six parts
of Gabblewig, Charley Bit, Poulter, Captain Blower, A Re-
spectable Female and the Deaf Sexton. Mark Lemon took
three parts, Slap, Tickle and a Virtuous Person, and Wilkie
Collins impersonated Landlord Lithers of the Water Lily.
The Birmingham Town Hall Playbill is exceedingly rare.

PLAYBILL OF "THE FROZEN DEEP."

204. ORIGINAL PLAYBILL of "An Entirely New
Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins,
called the ' The Frozen Deep.' ... To Conclude with the
Farce, in One Act, ' Two O'Clock in the Morning.' " Gal-
lery of Illustration, Regent Street. July 11, 1857. Folio,
inlaid and mounted.

*The play "Frozen Deep" by Wilkie Collins was altered,
improved and added to by Dickens, so much so that the drama
might almost be attributed to him. The performance was
given under the management of Dickens as a benefit in " Re-
membrance of the late Mr. Douglas Jerrold." " The Amateur
Company of Ladies and Gentlemen " was composed principally
of the Dickens family and their most intimate friends, includ-
Mark Lemon, Alfred Dickens, Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins,
Edward Pigott, Augustus Egg, Shirley Brooks, Miss Hogarth,
Miss Kate, Miss Mary, etc. The two characters in the farce
" Two O'Clock in the Morning" were played by Dickens as Mr.
Snobbington and Mark Lemon as The Stranger.

VERY RARE.

47



DICKENSIANA Continued.

PROSPECTUS OF THE DOUGLAS JERROLD
MEMORIAL.

205. ORIGINAL TWO-PAGE CIRCULAR of the Pro-
ceedings to be held in Remembrance of the Late Mr.
Douglas Jerrold with the list of the Committee including
the names of many members of the Dickens and Jerrold
Circle, such as Shirley Brooks, John Blackwood, Wilkie
Collins, Peter Cunningham, Charles Knight, John Leech,
John Forster, Mark Lemon, Lord Lytton, Daniel Maclise,
W. C. Macready, Albert Smith, Benjamin Webster, W. H.
Wills, W. M. Thackeray, Charles Dickens, and numerous
others. 2 pages, folio. London. July 18-29, 1857.
Mounted.

* UNIQUE DICKENS MEMORIAL. The Performances in eluded:

1. July 18. " The Frozen Deep." By WilMe Collins with Buck-

stone's Farce " Uncle Joe " to follow.

2. July 22. MR. W. M. THACKERAY'S Lecture, on ' ' Weekday

Preachers" at St. Martin's Hall.

3. July 2^. Mr. Charles Dickens will read his CHRISTMAS CAROL

in St. Martins Hall.

4. July 25. " The Frozen Deep " by Wilkie Collins. Last Per-

formance.

5. July 29. The Late Mr. Douglas Jerrold' s Drama " The Rent

Day" followed by his Drama ' 'Black-Eyed Susan."

Choice copy of this exceedingly interesting Dickens-Jerrold-
Thackeray Association Item.

206. FORSTER (JOHN). The Debates on the Grand
Remonstrance, November and December, 1641. With an
Introductory Essay on English Freedom under Plantagenet
and Tudor Sovereigns. Facsimile frontispiece. FIRST EDI-
TION. 8vo, original cloth, uncut. Lond. : Murray, 1860

* AUTOGRAPH PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO
CHARLES DICKENS, with inscription on half-title: "Charles
Dickens from his affecte. friend John Forster." Contains also
the bookplate of Dickens, and the sale label.



48




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ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF

DICKENS 's SPEECH AT GORE HOUSE

(See No. 144.)



SECOND SESSION

Wednesday Afternoon, April 26, 1916, at 2:30 'o'clock
Lots 207 to 412



DICKENSIANA Continued.

207. THACKERAY the Humourist and the Man of Letters.
The Story of his Life. By Theodore Taylor. [John Camden
Hotten.] Illustrated with photograph from life and original
illustrations. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, original green cloth, un-
cut. Lond. : Hotten, 1864

* DICKENS 's OWN COPY, with the sale label pasted in. Con-
tains a selection from Thackeray's characteristic speeches, now
for the first time gathered.

208. FITZGERALD (PERCY). Never Forgotten. FIRST
EDITION. 3 vols. 8vo, original cloth (somewhat worn, two or
three corners stained), uncut.

Lond.: Chapman and Hall, 1865

* Dedicated to Charles Dickens. From the Library of Dick-
ens, with his bookplate and the labels of the sale of Dickens 's
library, June, 1870.

209. "THE GREAT INTERNATIONAL WALKING-
MATCH of February 29, 1868." The articles of agreement
between George Dolby, alias "The Man of Ross," and James
R. Osgood, alias "The Boston Bantam," with "The Sporting
Narrative" of the match written by Charles Dickens, alias
"The Gad's Hill Gasper." Signed by the contestants, George
Dolby and James R. Osgood, and the umpires and starters,
Charles Dickens and James T. Field, the latter known as
"Massachusetts Jemmy," with the signature of A. V. S.
Anthony as witness. Printed broadside with gilt border. Size
19% x 17i/2 inches. In gilt frame, glazed. (Slight stain on
lower margin.) Bost. 1868

* An extremely rare and interesting item, a relic of Dickens 'a
last visit to America. George Dolby and James R. Osgood,
members of Dickens 's party, were constantly devising some
means for reviving his flagging spirits. They hit upon this
scheme of a walking match, to be held in Boston, on February
29, to celebrate the day, as Dickens puts it "when I can say
'next month' for home." The match ended in the English -

<. . man's defeat; which Dickens doubly commemorated by the
above narrative of the American victory, in sporting newspaper
style, and by a dinner in Boston to the party, whose names are
designated in Article 6 of the document.

49



DICKENSIANA Continued.

210. RELIGIOUS OPINIONS of the Late Reverend
Chauncy Hare Townshend. Published as directed in his Will,
by His Literary Executor [Charles Dickens, with preface by
him], 8vo, original green cloth, uncut (slightly shaken).

Land. 1869

* Dickens dedicated ' ' Great Expectations, ' ' to the Eev. Mr.
Townshend.

This is Dickens 'a own copy and contains his "lion" book-
plate and the Gadshill Place book label. It has also belonged
to the editor's friend, Edmund Yates, whose bookplate is in-
serted at back of volume. In a green levant morocco case, gilt
tooled and lettered back.

211. SERMON preached by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, D.D.,
Dean of Westminster, in Westminster Abbey, June 19, 1870,

being the Sunday following the Funeral of Charles

Dickens. 8vo, original wrappers, enclosed in a crushed crimson
morocco solander case. Lond. : Macmillan, 1870

* Inserted is an A. L. S., 1 p., from Dean Stanley, dated
January 12, 1872.

212. FORSTER (JOHN). The Life of Charles Dickens.
Illustrated. 3 vols. in 9, 8vo, full crimson crushed levant
morocco, gilt tops, gilt inside borders, by C. Walters.

Lond. 1872

* EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED and extended to 9 volumes by the in-
sertion of over 1,000 plates, comprising engravings, woodcuts,
and half-tones of persons and places mentioned in the text.
Included also are: a L. S. by Charles Dickens, 2 pp.; an
A. L. S. of H. K. Browne, 2 pp., with a clever sketch at the
end; and six original sepia portraits of members of Dickens 's
family.

213. CHARLES DICKENS ; the Story of his Life [by Theo.
Taylor] . Illustrated. 3 vols. 12mo, full green crushed levant
morocco, with gilt portraits, signature and crest on covers, gilt
inside borders, gilt top, uncut, by Riviere. Lond. 1870

* EXTRA-ILLTJSTEATED and extended to three volumes by the
insertion of 92 portraits and a check in Dickens 's handwriting.

214. DICKENS MEMENTO Catalogue, with Purchasers'
Names and Prices Realised of the Pictures, Drawings, and
Objects of Art of the late Charles Dickens Sold by Auction,
July 9, 1870. 4to, boards, cloth back. Lond. 1870

215. GAD'S HILL PLACE. Catalogue of the Household
Furniture, &c., of the late Charles Dickens, sold at auction,
Aug. 10, 1870. 4to, wrappers. SCARCE.


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