New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012. Contemporary B&W repros. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. 8vo, red boards with gold lettering on spine, illustrated with 24 B&W contemporary 19th century images on 16 B&W glossy pages, blue endpapers, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with image of Dickens and Ellen Ternan by Jerry Hoare, xii + 215 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #4224
Professor Michael Slater is a widely recognized expert on Dickens who has taught at taught at Birkbeck College for 36 years. His outstanding edition of Nicholas Nickleby (1973) led to advising the RSC's groundbreaking dramatisation of the novel in 1980. He has also edited of Dickens's voluminous journalistic writings and a completely new edition of Dickens' works. From 1958 to 1977, Michael Slater edited The Dickensian.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally! This work by the distinguished Dickensian scholar collects all the available evidence on Dickens' secret relationship with the young actress-turned-mistress, Ellen Tiernan.