London: Chapman & Hall, 1913. 1st edition (NCBEL III, 840). xi, , 319,  pp. Frontis of the author. Inserted plate [of Dickens] facing p. 160. 8vo. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Spine sunned. Bit of foxing. Very Good. Item #894.4
Crotch, a turn-of-the-century journalist, takes one of the first systematic looks at Dickens, the man with the social conscious.