Dickens in Camp BRET HARTE poem upon the death of Charles Dickens 1923 John Henry Nash, Publisher


Title: Dickens in Camp

Author: Bret Harte

Description: One of 250 copies. Decorative patterned cloth over boards with paper title block on front cover. Faint wear at corners; short closed tear to top edge of rear cover. A few foxed spots. Three tipped-in facsimile plates. [5] pages. 11.75 x 8.25 inches, uncut.

From the private collection of Edward Alexander Parsons, Bibliotheca Parsoniana bookplate. In a heavy mylar sleeve.

Facsimile edition of Bret Harte's poem, a tribute which he spontaneously wrote a few hours after the news of the death of Dickens had reached San Francisco. Facsimile of the manuscript in the Bender Collection at Mills College. Printed text of poem on final page.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: John Henry Nash as a gift to the Book Club of California
Place: San Francisco
Year: 1923

Keywords: Charles Dickens, Bibliotheca Parsoniana,

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