1st edn., Sewn paperback pamphlet. 12pp. Paper age-toned, with a few light marks. Faint vertical crease down the centre. At bottom edge free corner of front wrap worn with tiny section part detatched. Clean internally. Still in VG attractive original condition. Photos available on request. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: Speech of Charles Dickens, Esq., delivered ...
Casa editrice: Effingham Wilson
Data di pubblicazione: 1855
Descrizione libro Effingham Wilson, 11, Royal Exchange, London, 1855. Condizione libro: Wrappers soiled. A VG copy. 11,  pp. Pagination includes wrappers. Printed by M. S. Rickerby, London. 12mo. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2" The British populace exhibited little anger at the Army's 'miserable plight' in Crimea, as well as to the public exposure of the Administration's ineptitude leading to such a deplorable state. Dickens was "alarmed by the defeat abroad and apathy at home." This speech fulfilled Dickens' promise to speak on behalf of administrative reform. Uncommon in the original wrappers. Original printed self-wrappers, sewn. "Price Twopence." 1st edition (Eckel, p. 235; Fielding, SPEECHES, pp 197 - 208; Gimbel B-237). Not in Kitton's DICKENSIANA. Codice libro della libreria 34706