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Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870), Autograph letter signed, April 8th, 1857, one page, recipient unknown, concerning his authorship of David Copperfield and The Pickwick Papers, 8vo, framed, (creasing). Text in full: I beg to state that I give my consent, on the solicitation of Mr. King of St. Michael's Hill, Bristol, to the admission into this country of one copy of a Leipzig reprint of David Copperfield, and one copy of a Leipzig reprint of Pickwick (I being the author of both books) brought over by a German passenger from Manila in the Hamburg ship Martaban.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

David Copperfield, The Pickwick Papers, Leipzig, Manila, Hamburg, Charles Dickens, Copperfield, Pickwick

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