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    Sale 2470 | Lot 211
    Price Realized: $1,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2470 Lot 211

      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

      Estimate $1,000 - 2,000

      "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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250