Charles Dickens Rare Print Collection

Pictures from “Charles Dickens: Rare Print Collection” edited by Seymour Eaton and published in 1900 as a ‘Connoisseur Edition” by R. G. Kennedy & Co. in Philadelphia “for private circulation.”

The collection consists of ten folders, each eight by eleven inches, each containing ten separate printed plates in black with red borders.

The images are out of copyright.

The first folder has on it a picture of a young man with the caption ‘Toots’.

[picture: Folder Cover For Part I.]

Folder Cover For Part I.

The folders around each “part” of ten plates are dark brown and approx. ten inches (24 or 25cm) tall; in one corner they have a paper label pasted dowm on the front, and this is one such label. [more...]

[picture: I.-1. John Dickens.]

I.-1. John Dickens.

John Dickens (1785 – 1851) was the father of Charles Dickens. [more...]

[picture: I.-2. Charles Dickens.]
[picture: I.-3. Charles Dickens in 1851, With Signature]

I.-3. Charles Dickens in 1851, With Signature

From a daguerrotype taken in 1851. [more...]



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