DescriptionCharles Dickens, editor. The Life of Charles James Mathews, Chiefly Autobiographical with Selections from his Correspondence and Speeches. London: Macmillan and Co., 1879.
First edition. Two octavo volumes. ix, 324; viii, 336 pages. Illustrations. Mathews portrait frontispiece. Index.
Half leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles on spines. Marbled edges and endpapers. Leather and edges of boards heavily rubbed. Contemporary bookplate. Ex-library copy with all the expected markings, including handwritten cataloguing information to spines and pockets to inner boards. Good. From the H. Barry Morris Collection.
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