The Childhood and Youth of Charles Dickens. With Retrospective Notes and Elucidations from His Books and Letters.
London: Hutchinson & Co, 1891. Enlarged and Revised Edition. Number 178 of 300 copies Edition De Luxe, on India paper, signed to colophon by publisher. In original brown cloth hardback, with gilt titles and border. Top edge gilt. Boards are a little bumped at corners, with some light soiling. Inside very clean with all tipped in illustrations. 260 pages plus adverts to rear. 250 x 200 mm (9¾ x 7¾ inches).
Ex libris to front is from library of Sir Alfred Edward Turner (1842 - 1918). Turner held administrative posts in Ireland, and was Inspector General Auxillary Forces. He was also appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB).