Toronto: Published by A. H. Hovey, 1871. 1st edition. xvi,  - 418, 427 - 432 pp. Publisher adverts last 6 pages. Frontis + inserted wood engraving of Gads Hill prior to text. Crown 8vo. Original purple cloth wth gilt spine lettering and facsimile gilt signature of Dickens' on the front board. Wear to tips. Usual browning & foxing. A VG copy. Item #10031
One of the scarcer early biographies of Dickens... not recorded in the NCBEL or the BM extract, nor by Watters or Kitton, nor listed in the Gimbel or Vander Poel collections.