Character Sketches from Dickens

Hartford, Connecticut: Hartford Fire Insurance Company, [circa 1885].

Price: $150.00

Hardcover. From original drawings by Frederick Barnard. Twelve plates, in near fine condition, with drawings of characters from Dicken's books, each with a brief description on a separate sheet, housed in a good portfolio with stains and edgewear, ribbon ties on three edges are torn/missing. Presented with the compliments of the Hartford Fire Insurance Company.

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Item #326577 Character Sketches from Dickens. Charles DICKENS.
Character Sketches from Dickens
Character Sketches from 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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