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    Rare Correspondence between Washington Irving and Charles Dickens

    William Loring Andrews. A Stray Leaf From the Correspondence of Washington Irving and Charles Dickens. New York: De Vinne Press, 1894.

    Limited to 77 copies printed on Japon paper of which this is number 14. This is one of 15 copies containing all three states of the copper-plate frontispiece engravings of the steamship Britannia, engraved by Edwin Davis French. Twelvemo. 38 pages.

    Publisher's blue cloth. Facsimile portion of a Dickens letter stamped in gilt to front board. Titles and decoration with double-ruling stamped in gilt on spine. Cloth is lightly rubbed on extremities with minor darkening to backstrip. Pages are mildly toned. Written in pencil on limitation page is a note, likely from a bookseller, that explains the limitation. A very good copy.

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