DICKENS, Charles. The Life of Our Lord. London, Associated Newspapers Ltd. 1934.
Royal 8vo. Original dark blue calf, gilt, preserved in original grey textured dustwrapper; pp. [xii], 13-128; illustrated in monochrome after photographs, printed throughout on Japanese vellum; presentation bookplate otherwise a fine copy in excellent wrapper which seldom survives with the book.
First edition in book form. Dickens wrote this work exclusively for the entertainment and education of his children and did not intend it to be published. After the death of his last surviving child the family sold the copyright for £40,000.