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    [Charles Dickens.] 14 Books By or About Charles Dickens, including: Frederic G. Kitton. The Novels of Charles Dickens. A Bibliography and Sketch. London: Elliot Stock, 1897. Large paper edition. Brown leather over blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Octavo. 245 pages. Minor shelf wear. One and a half inch tear to the spine tail. Good condition. [and:] Charles Dickens. Old Lamps for New Ones. New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, [1897]. First edition. Octavo. 344 pages plus 10-page publisher's catalog. Publisher's crimson cloth with gilt and blue titles. Minor shelf wear. Bumped corners. Small inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Front hinge tender. Very good condition. [and:] G. K. Chesterton. Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1911. First edition. Octavo. 243 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor shelf wear. Mildly bumped corners. Endpapers toned. Overall, very good condition. [and:] Little Paul from the Dombey and Son of Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Darley. New York: Clark, Austin, Maynard & Co., 1862. First edition. Sixteenmo. 175 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor shelf wear. Mildly bumped corners. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Over-opened at page 24. Good condition. [and:] Bardell versus Pickwick. Adapted from the "Pickwick Papers" of Mr. C. Dickens. Manchester & London: Abel Haywood & Son, [nd]. Twelvemo. 15 pages plus advertisements. Original wrappers bound into green boards with a spine title plate lettered in black. Minor shelf wear. Foxed endpapers. Small inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Very good condition. [and:] A List of the Writings of Charles Dickens. Compiled from the Collection at Dormy House, Pine Valley, New Jersey. The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1938. Staplebound in plain wrappers. Housed in a custom red four-fold box. Light toning. Small inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Very good condition. [and:] Speeches Literary and Social by Charles Dickens. London: John Camden Hotten, [nd]. "Now first collected." Octavo. 372 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine titles. Moderate shelf wear, including fraying to the cloth at the spine ends and corners. Disbound to page 7. Fair condition. [and:] Victorian Fiction. An Exhibition of Original Editions at 7 Albermarle Street, London January to February 1947 arranged by John Carter with the collaboration of Michael Sadleir. Published for The National Book League by the Cambridge University Press, 1947. Illustrated edition. Octavo. 50 pages. Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor shelf wear. Spine slightly skewed. Small inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Very good copy. [and:] Charles Plumptre Johnson. Hints to Collectors of Original Editions of the Works of Charles Dickens. London: George Redway, 1885. First edition. One of only 550 copies printed. Twelvemo. 56 pages plus catalog. Publisher's cream cloth with gilt titles. Some rubbing to the boards. Bumped corners. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Very good condition. [and:] Percy T. Carden. The Murder of Edwin Drood. London: Cecil Palmer, [1920]. First edition. Twelvemo. 125 pages. Red cloth with gilt spine titles. Significant water damage and warping to the boards. Bumped corners. Endpapers foxed. A good copy. [and:] Richard A. Proctor. Watched by the Dead: A Loving Study of Dickens' Half-Told Tale. London: W. H. Allen, 1887. Twelvemo. 166 pages. Publisher's red cloth with a leather spine title stamp lettered in gilt. Small nick from the spine title plate. Minor edge wear. Text edges stained damp-stained. Very good. [and:] James T. Fields. In and Out of Doors with Charles Dickens. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1876. Twenty-fourmo. 170 pages. Publisher's red cloth with black and gilt titles. Minimal shelf wear. Foxing to endpapers. A very good copy. [and:] Bernard Darwin, editor. The Dickens Advertiser. A Collection of the Advertisements in the Original Parts of Novels by Charles Dickens. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930. Octavo. 208 pages. Publisher's light blue cloth with black titles. Soiled boards. Moderate edge wear. Bumped corners. Sunned spine. Endpapers foxed. Internal contents clean. A good copy. [and:] Henry Leffman. About Dickens. Being a Few Essays on Themes Suggested by the Novels. Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1908. Twelvemo. 76 pages. Brown cloth over light brown paper boards with black titles on the front cover. Moderate shelf wear. Lightly bumped corners. Minor toning to the textblock. Overall, very good condition. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.

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