Lot 17 of 327:
Rare Dickens' extract for the Hospital for Sick Children  

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Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The Hospital for Sick Children, 49, Great Ormond Street, London. Extract from Chapter IX of "Our Mutual Friend"

Author:
Dickens, Charles

Place:
[London]

Publisher:
[Blades, East, and Blades]

Date:
[c.1865]

Description:

8 pp. 14.8x10 cm (5¾x4") disbound.

A rare separately published extract, likely published contemporaneously with the novel. The scene is that of the death of the child Johnny in the Children's Hospital. Not to be confused with the rare Speech of Charles Dickens on behalf of the hospital in 1858 of which only a few copies are known. Only three copies of the present pamphlet are located on OCLC, at Duke University, Yale, and the Huntington Library.


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Condition:
Previously bound, minor wear; very good.


 
Item number:
286667
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