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Personal Reminiscences

by DICKENS, Charles

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Typescript Lecture of Charles Dickens's "Personal Reminiscences" DICKENS, Charles. Personal Reminiscences (of his Father) Miss Dickens's Type Writing Office, [N.p.: N.d., ca. 1934]. Typescript of a lecture, 118 pp. On one side only. Quarto. With about twenty hand changes in text. The lecture was published in a supplement to the Christmas number of the Windsor Magazine for 1934, under the title "An Important Literary Discovery" and with a forward by Mary Angela Dickens, Charles Dickens's grand-daughter. This typescript was done at "Miss Dickens" typewriting office, and according to a pencil note, "She was one of the pioneers of Typewriting in London. She charged 1/2d a folio." Half brown morocco over brown pebbled cloth, gilt-stamped on spine with five raised bands. Many period corrections throughout. Edges rubbed, small spot to front cover. Very good. HBS 66157. $1,500
  • Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 66157
  • Title: Personal Reminiscences
  • Author: DICKENS, Charles
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: 1934
  • Place: Miss Dicken's Type Writing Office


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