Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 211

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
DICKENS, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, to William Orr, declining to correct a printing registration error. 1 page, 8vo, personal stationery, with integral blank; small closed hole at fold intersection repaired verso with tissue (not affecting signature). Higham, Kent, 24 June 1866

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"Pray excuse my not having sooner acknowledged the receipt of your obliging letter, written in Mr F[rederick] Chapman's absence. . . .
"If I had known the registration to have been imperfect, I should certainly have wished it set right. But . . . I do not think it worth while to make ineffectual resistance."
Published in British Academy Pilgrim Edition: The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. Storey, vol. 11, 1999.