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    Sale 2446 | Lot 340
    Price Realized: $750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2446 Lot 340

      DATED DURING FIRST VISIT TO UNITED STATES DICKENS, CHARLES. Signature and date. Written at bottom of same page, in unknown hand: "William Upton Jr Esq / With the Compliments of / Mr Dickens." 1 page, 8vo, with integral blank; moderate smudging to date (signature is bold and clear), folds. (MRS) Boston, 2 February 1842

      Estimate $400 - 600

      with--William Henry Wills, assistant editor of Household Words. ALS, to "Dear Sir," listing the conditions that must be fulfilled in order for Dickens to conduct a reading: "The chief matter for especial attention in the arrangements for Mr. Dickens's Readings is, that he should have the raised end of the room at which he will stand quite to himself; that no person be allowed to sit behind him or by his side. . . ." 3 pages, 8vo, "Office of household Words" stationery, written on a folded sheet. [London], 15 November 1855.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $750