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Framed Dickens ALS with signed envelope and valuable

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Dickens Charles 1812 - 1870 Superb Framed Display! Dickens ALS with signed envelope and valuable original photograph!
Autograph Letter Signed "CD," 1 page, 4.5" x 7". On his "Gad's Hill Place, Higham by Rochester, Kent" stationery, "Friday Thirtieth June 1865." With original postmarked stamped envelope addressed by Dickens to "Charles Kent ‰Û_ / 'The Sun' office / Strand / London / W.C." Marked "Private" by Dickens and signed "CD." in the lower left with one loop flourish, but with "Charles" in the address. In apparent fine condition.
Accompanied by a sepia photograph of Dickens, seated at a desk, 4" x 5.5" image, overall 4" x 6". Captioned "CHARLES DICKENS / Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by J. Gurney & Son, in the Clerk's Office of the District / Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." This photograph was taken by J. Gurney & Son in New York City on February 15, 1868, towards the end of Dickens' five month lecture tour in America. All matted together and framed under glass, overall size, 10.5" x 25".
In full, "My Dear Kent. Can you come down on Sunday? Or I shall be coming down myself tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon at 4 from charing X to Gravesend, and should be delighted to bring you with me. Ever faithfully, CD" with one loop flourish.
Charles Dickens lived in his Gad's Hill Pace country home from 1857 until his death in 1870. Journalist Charles Kent (1823-1902) edited The Sun newspaper in London from 1845-1870. In 1872, Kent published Charles Dickens as a Reader (Philadelphia, London: J. B. Lippincott & Co., Chapman & Hall, 1872).
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Dickens Charles 1812 - 1870 Superb Framed Display! Dickens ALS with signed envelope and valuable original photograph!
Autograph Letter Signed "CD," 1 page, 4.5" x 7". On his "Gad's Hill Place, Higham by Rochester, Kent" stationery, "Friday Thirtieth June 1865." With original postmarked stamped envelope addressed by Dickens to "Charles Kent ‰Û_ / 'The Sun' office / Strand / London / W.C." Marked "Private" by Dickens and signed "CD." in the lower left with one loop flourish, but with "Charles" in the address. In apparent fine condition.
Accompanied by a sepia photograph of Dickens, seated at a desk, 4" x 5.5" image, overall 4" x 6". Captioned "CHARLES DICKENS / Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by J. Gurney & Son, in the Clerk's Office of the District / Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." This photograph was taken by J. Gurney & Son in New York City on February 15, 1868, towards the end of Dickens' five month lecture tour in America. All matted together and framed under glass, overall size, 10.5" x 25".
In full, "My Dear Kent. Can you come down on Sunday? Or I shall be coming down myself tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon at 4 from charing X to Gravesend, and should be delighted to bring you with me. Ever faithfully, CD" with one loop flourish.
Charles Dickens lived in his Gad's Hill Pace country home from 1857 until his death in 1870. Journalist Charles Kent (1823-1902) edited The Sun newspaper in London from 1845-1870. In 1872, Kent published Charles Dickens as a Reader (Philadelphia, London: J. B. Lippincott & Co., Chapman & Hall, 1872).

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