CHARLES DICKENS. THE STORY OF HIS LIFE. By the Author of the "Life of Thackeray." With Illustrations and Facsimiles. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square, 1870. Octavo, pp. [1-9] 10-110  2: ads, illustrations, original buff pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. A hastily compiled memoir rushed into print in England by John Camden Hotten after Dickens' death. The book's "preliminary" is dated "London, 29th June, 1870." Podeschi H443. Wrappers stained and chipped at edges, frontispiece tissue guard present, fine, clean text, very good wrappers. Presents well. (#158490).
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