CHARLES DICKENS In CHANCERY Being an Account of His Proceedings in Respect of the 'Christmas Carol' With Some Gossip in Relation to the Old Law Courts at Westminster. Charles. 1812 - 1870 Dickens, E. T. Jaques.
CHARLES DICKENS In CHANCERY Being an Account of His Proceedings in Respect of the 'Christmas Carol' With Some Gossip in Relation to the Old Law Courts at Westminster.

CHARLES DICKENS In CHANCERY Being an Account of His Proceedings in Respect of the 'Christmas Carol' With Some Gossip in Relation to the Old Law Courts at Westminster.

London: Longmans Green and Co., 1914. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 810). 95, [1 (blank)] pp. Binder's blanks. Maclise's "Nickleby" portrait reproduced on front wrapper. 8vo. Early 20th C. 3/4 green morocco binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG. Original printed peachish-yellow paper wrappers bound-in. Spine sunned, as are some edges of the boards. A square & tight VG copy of an uncommon piece of Dickensiana. Item #7161.1

Dickens brought suit against 5 defendants for publishing/selling a piratical edition of his 'Christmas Carol'. 4 offered no substantial defense, but Lee & Haddock showed fight, and as a result, this work makes for interesting reading.

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