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The Letters of Charles Dickens edited by his Sister-in-Law and Daughter  

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Letters of Charles Dickens

Dickens, Charles


Chapman and Hall



Three volumes. Edited by "His Sister-in-Law and his Eldest Daughter (Mamie Dickens and Georgina Hogarth)."  (8vo) original decorated maroon cloth, gilt decorations and lettering, housed in a cloth slipcase with a printed paper label. Second Edition of Vols. 1 & 2; First Edition of Vol. 3

Inscribed on half-title of Volume I to "Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton / from / Algernon Charles Swinburne / August 8th 1899." This edition of Dickens' letters was completed in two volumes in 1880 by the editors to be a supplement of Foster's Life of Dickens. When a large body of additional correspondence became available, they issued the supplementary third volume.

Lot Amendments

Spines sunned; edges worn; rear inner hinge in volume one in need of repair; otherwise very good.

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