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Uncommercial Traveller by  Charles DICKENS - First Edition - 1861 - from Heritage Book Shop, LLC and

Uncommercial Traveller

by DICKENS, Charles

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A Superb Un-restored Copy DICKENS, Charles. The Uncommercial Traveller. London: Chapman and Hall, 1861 [i.e. 1860]. First edition. Octavo. [x], 264, 32 (ads, dated December 1860) pp. Publisher's purple cloth, decoratively blind-stamped boards, gilt-stamped spine, pale yellow endpapers. Spine faded, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown and contemporary signature on half-title. Spine faded, otherwise a fine copy. The seventeen papers in this work originally appeared in the journal All The Year Round in 1860. Smith, Dickens, Part 2, #11. HBS 67138. $3,750

A collection of seventeen sketches which grew out of Dickens' insomnia. He took long walks through London at night and his observations resulted in these sketches.


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