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Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837

Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837
Dickens play The Strange Gentleman 1837

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11 500 SEK

Utropspris

18 000 SEK

Beskrivning

DICKENS. FIRST EDITION. (DICKENS, CHARLES), "BOZ". The Strange Gentleman, A Comic Burletta, in two acts. By "Boz". First performed at the St. James´s Theatre, on Thursday, September 29, 1836. London (Chapman and Hall) 1837.

8:o (about 191x125 mm.). (4), (1)-46, (2 blank) pp. Original wrappers.
Later (late 19th century) red half morocco, somewhat worn, richly gilt spine in six compartments, upper edge gilt. Traces after removed bookplate on first endpaper.

Eckel pp. 154-156. "The scarcest and the costliest of all Dickens pamphlets". First edition of the first of Dickens´s plays to be publicly performed. Without the sometimes present frontispiece.

Provenance: Sten Ringselle (1949-2017), Swedish antiquarian bookdealer who in 1992 opened his shop Antiquaria in Gothenburg.

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Auktionsnummer:

556951

Datum:

2018-09-04