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    Charles Dickens. Collection of Dickens in Original Wrappers and Assorted Ephemera, including: five London editions of the Extra Christmas Number of All the Year Round dated between 1863 and 1880, two copies of Volume I of the 1859 New York edition of All the Year Round, five editions of Dickens Harpers & Brothers publications dated between 1863-66, with four issues of "Charles Dickens's New Christmas Story" and one titled "The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain," two copies of the Ticknor and Fields Christmas Number from 1867, four T. B. Peterson & Brothers issues including the Cheap edition of A Tale of Two Cities, and two American issues including "A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire" from 1853. Also includes an issue of "The Battle of Life and Mrs. Perkin's Ball" in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine for 1847 (the only item in this lot bound into boards), The Piccadilly Annual of Entertaining Literature from 1870 including "Hunted Down" by Dickens, 1913 sheet music for "A Christmas Song," based on Mr Wardle's carol from The Pickwick Papers, the Friday, May 1, 1868 edition of The Illustrated Chicago News with a story and an engraving regarding Dickens' press dinner at Delmonico's in New York, and two 1870 issues of Harper's Weekly, one titled The Dickens Supplement to Harper's Weekly dated April 23, 1879 and the other the June 25, 1870 issue with a memorial for Dickens, who had died just over two weeks earlier. Many of the volumes worn. Overall, the volumes are in fair or better condition, with some loose covers. A fascinating collection of Dickens original appearances. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.

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