Typescript Lecture of Charles Dickens's "Personal Reminiscences"
Personal Reminiscences. (of his Father).
Miss Dicken's Type Writing Office, 1934.
of his Father) Miss Dickens's Type Writing Office, [N.p.: N.d., ca. 1934].
Typescript of a lecture, 118 pp. On one side only. Quarto. With about twenty hand changes in text. The lecture was published in a supplement to the Christmas number of the Windsor Magazine for 1934, under the title "An Important Literary Discovery" and with a forward by Mary Angela Dickens, Charles Dickens's grand-daughter. This typescript was done at "Miss Dickens" typewriting office, and according to a pencil note, "She was one of the pioneers of Typewriting in London. She charged 1/2d a folio."
Half brown morocco over brown pebbled cloth, gilt-stamped on spine with five raised bands. Many period corrections throughout. Edges rubbed, small spot to front cover. Very good.