Charles Dickens

Our holiday edition roundup of books about books focused exclusively on splashy, illustrated non-fiction, which meant we left off at least one new novel worthy of every bibliophile’s attention. Marley by Jon

A very busy auction week coming up:

On Tuesday, September 24, Sotheby's London sells Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection. In a prefatory note to the catalogue, Drizen notes that he's been collecting Dickens material for more than 55 years, and has now "reached

Charles Dickens was no teetotaler, as this 1870 manuscript record of his spirits cellar makes clear. In fact, he clearly enjoyed sherry, brandy, rum, and whisky, all of which he accounted for in his slim “Gad’s Hill Cellar Casks” notebook, which

Charles Dickens was one of the first global literary superstars who finessed his personal brand with a careful eye on an international reading public – indeed, a tenth of the books in his private library are related to travel. The fascinating Global Dickens: For Every Nation Upon Earth

BOSTON, MA—Skinner, Inc. will present a Fine Books & Manuscripts auction as part of Boston’s traditional fall rare book events. The 38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Hynes Convention Center runs during the weekend of November 14-16, and the Skinner auction of

ITHACA, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.  

Book, Art and Ephemera Auction: Theology, Coins, Dickens, etc., Sunday, October 12. 

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Even Scrooge might have eked out a curmudgeonly smile on December 6th at Waverly Rare Books, as the hammer fell on a collection of 30 leather-bound books comprising the “Works of Charles Dickens.” The 1861-63 Library Edition containing such classics as Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and the immortal A Christmas Carol, was inscribed in blue ink on the title page of Volume