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    [Charles Dickens]. Twelve Books of Dickens Correspondence, including: The Nonesuch Dickens. The Letters of Charles Dickens. Edited by Walter Dexter. Volumes II and III. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1938. Two quarto volumes. Volume II: 898 pages; Volume III: 854 pages. Publisher's red cloth with a black leather spine title plate lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear. Bumped corners. [and:] The Love Romance of Charles Dickens. Told in His Letters to Maria Beadnell (Mrs. Winter). With an Introduction and Notes by Walter Dexter. London: The Argonaut Press, 1936. Octavo. 125 pages. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles. Original red printed dust jacket. Moderate shelf wear to book and jacket, including minor paper loss along the edges of the jacket. Bumped corners. Previous owner's inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. [and:] Dickens to His Oldest Friend. The Letters of a Lifetime from Charles Dickens to Thomas Beard. Edited by Walter Dexter. London & New York: Putnam, [1932]. First edition. One of 500 limited first edition copies. Octavo. 296 pages. Publisher's blue-green cloth with gilt spine titles. Moderate shelf wear. Lightly bumped corners. Previous owner's inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Scattered foxing throughout. [and:] The Letters of Charles Dickens. Edited by His Sister-In-Law and His Eldest Daughter. In Two Volumes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1879. Two octavo volumes. Volume I: 544 pages plus ads; Volume II: 536 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Moderate shelf wear. Rubbed corners. Light soiling to the boards. Minor toning to the textblocks. [and:] Letters of Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins. Edited by Laurence Hutton. With Portraits and Fac-Similes. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1892. Twelvemo. 171 pages. Publisher's blue cloth decorated in white, dark blue, and gilt. Moderate shelf wear. Mildly rubbed corners. Spine sunned. Frontispiece detached. [and:] A Collection of Letters of Dickens 1833-1870. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1889. Twelvemo. 252 pages. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles. Top edge gilt. Moderate shelf wear. Bumped spine ends and corners. [and:] The Dickens-Kolle Letters. Edited by Harry B. Smith. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1910. First edition. Octavo. 90 pages. Publisher's half cream over brown boards with gilt spine titles. Housed in the publisher's velvet-lined cream and brown slipcase. Minimal shelf wear. Foxing throughout. Previous owner's inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. Slipcase worn and repaired in several places with tan tape. [and:] Edward F. Payne and Henry H. Harper. The Romance of Charles Dickens and Maria Beadnell Winter. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1929. Profusely illustrated. Privately printed first edition. Octavo. 177 pages. Publisher's sturdy brown cloth with gilt titles and rules. Original glassine dust jacket. Chemised in the publisher's slipcase. . Minimal shelf wear. Noticeable edge wear to the glassine dust jacket. [and:] Charles Dickens and Maria Beadnell. Private Correspondence. Edited by George Pierce Baker. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1908. Privately printed first edition limited to 493 copies. Octavo. 152 pages. Profusely illustrated. Publisher's sturdy half cream cloth over gray boards with gilt and blue spine titles. Chemised in the publisher's slipcase. Minimal shelf wear, with minor rubbing and soiling to the boards. Light foxing at the endpapers. Previous owner's inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. [and:] The Unpublished Letters of Charles Dickens to Mark Lemon. Edited by Walter Dexter. London: Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd., 1927. Octavo. 165 pages. Number 121 of 525 limited edition numbered copies. Publisher's half vellum over lavender boards with gilt spine titles. Moderate shelf wear. Boards lightly soiled and rubbed. Endpapers toned. Previous owner's inventory sticker affixed to the front pastedown. All volumes in good or better condition. A grand assortment of correspondence from one of the most prolific letter-writers in literary history. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.

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