SPEECHES, LETTERS, And SAYINGS of CHARLES DICKENS. To Which is Added A Sketch of the Author by George Augustus Sala and Dean Stanley's Sermon. Charles Dickens, George Augustus 1812 - 1870. Sala, Henry. 1828 - 1895.

SPEECHES, LETTERS, And SAYINGS of CHARLES DICKENS. To Which is Added A Sketch of the Author by George Augustus Sala and Dean Stanley's Sermon.

New York: Harper & Bros. 1870. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 828). viii, [9] - 147 pp (double column). 2 pp publisher advert prior to text, and 4 pp publisher advert at rear (dated July 1870). Wood engraving frontispiece of Dickens. 8vo. 9-3/8" x 5-7/8". Original green publisher's cloth with gilt spine lettering (professionally recased). Gilt lettering to spine & front board. A Very Good copy. Item #7159.1

Issued shortly after Dickens' demise, and expands on a 10 June piece from the Daily Telegraph. Quite uncommon.

Price: $325.00