Lot 235: Author: Dickens, Charles. Title: The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Place Published: London. Publisher: Chapman and Hall. Date Published: 1870. Description: 6 parts. (8vo) original printed wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise and calf-backed slipcase. First Edition in original parts. With the usual compliment of ads. including the "rare" cork hats ad and the Chapman and Hall slip in part V that is uncommon."The Mystery of Edwin Drood" is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It was unfinished at the time of Dickens's death (9 June 1870) and his ending for it is unknown. Consequently, the identity of the murderer remains subject to debate. Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 371-384. Some chipping to wrappers, light foxing within; slipcase with some wear; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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