Charles James Lever letters from celebrated authors and other eminent men
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Conditions Governing Access
These volumes are shelved in Widener Library in the Harry Elkins Widener Room. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine retrieval policies and times.
.5 linear feet (5 volumes)
Also included are a few letters to other correspondents, mostly members of Levers family; notices of his death; and a lock of his hair (vol. 1 fol. 48). Title from printed title page in vols. 1-4. In vol. 5 the title page reads "Letters of Charles Dickens to Charles Lever." In vols. 1-4 there are photographs of Lever preceding the title page. In vol. 5 opposite the title page there is a steel-engraving of Dickens. Bound in full red morocco.
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872, recipient. Charles James Lever letters from celebrated authors and other eminent men, 1847-1887: Index.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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