A Child's History of England

Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, [no date, circa1867].

Price: $30.00

Hardcover. Author's edition. Eight illustrated plates including the frontispiece. Brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. Octavo. 240pp. Owner name on blank preliminary page, light foxing on illustrated page edges, edges lightly rubbed, very good. Scarce author's edition, *OCLC* locates only 6 copes over two entries.

Item #175740

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Item #175740 A Child's History of England. Charles DICKENS.

Charles Dickens
birth name: Charles John Huffman Dickens
born: 2/7/1812
died: 6/9/1870
nationality: Great Britain

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English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature Random Dickens trivia - the first professional baseball team was the Dolly Vardens, a Philadelphia, PA all-African-American, all-female baseball team formed in 1867 (two years before the Cincinnati Red Stockings). Their name came from a character in the Dickens's novella Barnaby Rudge. The Dolly Vardens folded after a short time due to lack of support.more

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