The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn: and Mrs. Gamp

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858.

Price: $275.00

Softcover. First "reading" edition. Small octavo. 114,(1)pp. Original green wrappers, printed in black. Wrappers quite soiled, some erosion to the extremities of the spine, a fair only copy. An edition of these works prepared for bookstores and on the occasions of Dickens's public readings.

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Item #76849 The Poor Traveller: Boots at the Holly-Tree Inn: and Mrs. Gamp. 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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