Catalogue of the Library of the Late Edmund Yates, Esq. Editor and Proprietor of "The World", etc.

(Auction catalogue.) (Dickens.)

Catalogue of the Library of the Late Edmund Yates, Esq. Editor and Proprietor of "The World", etc.

Description: sale prices marked in ink to margins, the title-page a cancel, pp. 34, crown 8vo, original sewn buff wrappers, creased and nicked with splitting to spine, fair

Publication Details: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1895

Notes: A two-day sale on 21st and 22nd January that year: 'consisting of Modern Books by Standard Authors, History and Biography, Poetry and the Drama, Fiction; Works by Tennyson, Thackeray, and Dickens, including a portion of Charles Dickens' Correspondence with Edmund Yates, Books from his Library and Presentation Copies, also The Well-Known Writing-Slope, used by Dickens during many years, given to Edmund Yates, Collections of Autographs, &c. &c.' The cover has the ownership inscription, 'Edmund Yates, Jnry '95' - a rather ghostly resonance until the fact of the deceased's son bearing his father's...more

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Price: £300

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1895

Stock Number: 64744

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