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782.Account of the Ball Given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York City February 14, 1842 from the New York AuroraExtra. Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Privately Printed, Nineteen Hundred Eight. 64 p., 2 leaves, [1], 8 p., 1 leaf. Front. 24.5 cm. Introduction, by William Preston Beazell, p. 918. The Appendix is a facsimile of Welcome to Charles Dickens. The Boz Ball, New York: J.C. House, Printer, 1842. This edition of The New York Auroras account of the Boz Ball consists of 206 copies on Normandy Vellum. Light gray boards, printed in brown. Light gray buckram spine. T.e.g. 783.Addressed to Charles Dickens, Esq. on the Occasion of His Presiding at the Annual Soire of the Mechanics Institution. Liverpool, Monday, February 26, 1844. [n.p., n.d.] Broadside. 34 by 23 cm. (including fringe). Printed on cream-colored silk. An unsigned 32-line poem beginning: While thus assembling here to night, in learnings spacious hall. 784.At a Meeting of Authors, Publishers, and other Gentlemen connected with Literature, held at Messrs. Longman and Co.s 39, Paternoster Row, on Wednesday, the 17th day of May, 1843, Charles Dickens, Esq. in the Chair,the following Resolutions were moved, and passed unanimously:[London, 1843.] [2] p. 32.5 by 20.5 cm. Caption title. A single leaf. Printed on recto: seven Resolu tions; on verso: Proposed Objects of the Association for the Protection of Literature and List of Subscribers. Dickens was a member of the Working Commit tee and was one of the subscribers. Unbound.

785.Barker, Fordyce. Mr. Charles Dickenss Reading. [New York, 1868.] Broadside. 13 by 20.5 cm. I certify that Mr. Dickens is suffering from a Neuralgic Affection of the right foot, probably occasioned by great fatigue in a severe winter. But I believe that he can read to-night without much pain or inconvenience, (his mind being set on not disappointing his audience,) with the aid of a slight mechanical addition to his usual arrangements. Fordyce Barker, M.D. Distributed in Steinway Hall, New York, on April 20, 1868, at Dickens last reading in the United States. With a portrait of Dr. Barker by Atlantic Pub lishing & Eng. Co. N.Y. after a Photo. by Howell. N.Y. 786.Bradbury & Evans. New Weekly Illustrated Periodical. Once a Week! A Miscellany of Literature, Art, Science, and Popular Information to be Illustrated by Leech, Tenniel, Millais, Hablot K. Browne, C. Keene, Wolf, &c., &c.... [London: Bradbury & Evans, 1859.] 4 p. 20 cm. Caption title. At head of title: 11, Bouverie Street, May, 1859. Mr. Charles Dickens and His Late Publishers, p. 34. Extracted. Copies of this prospectus were inserted before the text of Thackerays The Virginians, No. 20 (June, 1859). 787.Catalogue of the Beautiful Collection of Modern Pictures, Water-Colour Drawings, and Objects of Art, of Charles Dickens Deceased. Which (by order of the Executors) Will be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at Their Great Rooms, 8, King Street, St. Jamess Square, On Saturday, July 9, 1870, at One Oclock Precisely.... [London: Printed by W. Clowes & Sons], [1870]. 11 p. 23.5 cm.