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Charles Dickens is feted prior to his historic trip to America...
Item # 688819
November 19, 1867
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1867 Page 2 has over a full column report headed: "Charles Dickens - Complimentary Dinner Given to the Distinguished Author Previous to His Departure for the United States".
This is a report from the London Times and is mostly taken up with the: "Speech of Lord Lytton" followed by the lengthy: "Speech by Mr. Dickens".
This was a 5 month tour of America where he gave over 70 readings. It was his second visit to America, delayed by two years due to the Civil War.
Four pages, large folio size, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.
Category: Post-Civil War