Selected Special Collections
Charles Dickens Collection
Kebler gift of Charles Dickens first editions, (27 items).
Dickens. Full, seated at desk. From the Prints and Photographs Division
First editions of many important Dickens works; including serial publications. Include David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Nicholas Nickleby, Master Humphrey's Clock, The Old Curiosity Shop, Baraby Rudge, Little Dorrit, Our Mutual Friend, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Oliver Twist, Sketches by Boz, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, among others
See. The Quarterly Journal of Current Acquitistions. Vol. 4, No.3 (May 1947), pp. 95-102 for details.
Also see Charles Dickens realia from the John Davis Batchelder Collection: