6219. London: Elliot Stock, 62, Paternoster Row, 1900.
Small 4to., xi, 260 pp., title-page printed in black and red, headpieces, tailpieces, and initials. Original quarter blue buckram and blue cloth, with titling in gilt to backstrip, uncut, deckled fore-edge. Some slight shelf-wear to board edges, endpapers foxed, internally bright; very good. Small woodcut library stamps to first and last fly-leaves.
§ First edition, with “The Book-Lover’s Library” Edited by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A. printed to verso of first fly-leaf. Kitton was at his time a leading authority on the Minor Works of Dickens, including articles, short stories, plays, poems, songs, plagiarism, and work with which Dickens was in some way associated. Item #108511