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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1865, and The Strange Gentleman.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1027
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 December 1865, and The Strange Gentleman. London: Chapman & Hall, 1837. Octavo, unopened play in limp wrappers (may be the later facsimile reproduction), [and] a letter to a Mr. Hudson, noting that the author can be found at his office on Wellington Street on Friday or Saturday at noon; old folds to letter, toning, worn along folds, written in blue ink, Gad's Hill Place letter paper, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Hudson, Autograph, British people, Charles Dickens, Dickens, English people, Fiction, Gads Hill Place, Wrapper, London

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