The extraordinary life of Charles Dickens : an exhibition at the Grolier Club of New York (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The extraordinary life of Charles Dickens : an exhibition at the Grolier Club of New York

Author: John M Patterson; Ralph J Crawford; Bruce J Crawford; Grolier Club.
Publisher: New York : The Grolier Club, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exhibition and catalog comprises autograph letters, portraits, part-covers and illustrations collected by John M. Patterson, president of the Philadelphia branch of the Dickens Fellowship and a member of the Grolier Club from 1921-1925. Patterson hoped to use the material to extra-illustrate The first editions of the writings of Charles Dickens and their values (1913), a bibliography by his friend John C. Eckel.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Private press books (Printing)
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Exhibitions
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Patterson; Ralph J Crawford; Bruce J Crawford; Grolier Club.
ISBN: 0910672628 9780910672627
OCLC Number: 63040809
Notes: "Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Grolier Club, 26 January-10 March 2006."--Title page verso.
Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: John Patterson and the Dickens Archive --
Patterson and his friendships with fellow Dickensians --
Development of the Patterson Archive --
Interpreting the archive for the exhibition --
John M. Patterson: a short retrospective --
Three generations of collecting --
Appendix: The mystery of the Patrician's Daughter.
Responsibility: curated by Ralph J. Crawford, Jr. and Bruce J. Crawford.

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Exhibition and catalog comprises autograph letters, portraits, part-covers and illustrations collected by John M. Patterson, president of the Philadelphia branch of the Dickens Fellowship and a member of the Grolier Club from 1921-1925. Patterson hoped to use the material to extra-illustrate The first editions of the writings of Charles Dickens and their values (1913), a bibliography by his friend John C. Eckel. After his untimely death in 1925, the collection remained in Sessler's Bookshop in Philadelphia until it was acquired by Ralph J. Crawford in 1963.

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