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    [Charles Dickens]. Part Second of the Mystery of Edwin Drood. By the Spirit-Pen of Charles Dickens, Through a Medium. Brattleboro, VT: Published by T. P. James, 1873.

    First edition. Octavo. 488 pages.

    Publisher's tooled brown cloth with copper titles. Moderate wear around the edges, including noticeable wear at the spine ends and rubbed and bumped corners. A very good copy of an unusual Dickens item in which Mr. James claims to have communed with the spirit of Charles Dickens.

    The medium referred to on the title page was apparently the publisher T. P. James. In the "Medium's Preface," he mentions that he is already at work receiving Dickens' next work, to be titled The Life and Adventures of Bockley Wickleheap.


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