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DICKENS, Charles (preface); OVERS, John.

Evenings of A Working Man,

Being the Occupation of his Scanty Leisure: With a Preface Relative to the Author by Charles Dickens.

London: T. C. Newby, London, 1844 Stock Code: 143247
£500.00
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First edition, of this collection of writings by the consumptive John Overs, which Dickens encouraged him to publish, and for which he contributed a preface; here handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf.

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Description

Octavo (160 x 101 mm). Early 20th-century red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spine lettered in gilt, richly gilt turn-ins, red endpapers, gilt edges. Original cloth bound in.

Condition

Bookplate of William Menzies to front pastedown. Two old sale descriptions tipped-in to initial blank. A fine copy.

Bibliography

Eckel, pp. 146-47; Gimbel B151.

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