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
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.
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.
Bookplate of William Menzies to front pastedown. Two old sale descriptions tipped-in to initial blank. A fine copy.
Eckel, pp. 146-47; Gimbel B151.
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