American Notes for General Circulation

London: Chapman and Hall, 1850.

Price: $350.00

Hardcover. Cheap edition, but first edition thus, with a new "Preface to the Cheap Edition" by Dickens. Octavo. 175pp. Yellow endpapers. Publisher's green cloth stamped in blind, spine elaborately gilt. Spine a little sunned, foxing mostly on frontispiece and titlepage, very slight wear at the crown, a handsome very good or better copy.

Item #531260
ISBN: 0140430776

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Item #531260 American Notes for General Circulation. 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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