Charles Dickens: Worth More Dead Than Alive

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Inscribed first-edition of Oliver Twist fetches world record £116,000

An inscribed first-edition copy of Oliver Twist fetched £115, 670 last night – a world record for a Charles Dickens book.

The world’s finest privately owned collection of manuscripts and books relating to the great English writer fetched a total of just under £1 million at Christie’s in New York.

Image of Dickens: NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library

Previously here:

For Sale: The Desk Of Charles Dickens

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