Dickens in Camp.

By: Harte, Bret.

Price: $90.00

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San Francisco: John Howell, 1922. First separate edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, and paper boards, illustrated, printed in black, blue, and red, 16 pp. A poem written upon the death of Charles Dickens, first printed in "The Overland Monthly", which was then edited by Bret Harte. Dickens was an idol of Harte’s since childhood; a letter from Dickens arrived just after his death in July, 1870, asking for a contribution to "All the Year Round" (from the foreword, p.6). This production edited with a foreword by Frederick S. Myrtle, and this copy presented by him to his mother-in-law, dated May 29, 1922. Printed by Edwin Grabhorn in a limited, numbered edition; this is #6. Some wear and toning; offsetting to endpapers and title by things laid in. In Good condition, only.

Title: Dickens in Camp.

Author Name: Harte, Bret.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: harte,bret.90sanfrancisco:johnhowell,1922.firsts