(DICKENS, CHARLES) TAYLOR, ALFRED HENRY Half-length portrait (approximately 13 x 11cm.), with graphite and pastels, of a young Charles Dickens, on board, ca. 1840; faintly SIGNED in pencil to lower right. Accompanied by autograph letter, signed, from Dickens, dated November 6, 1840, Devonshire Terrace.
Housed in folding case of crushed purple morroco, with gilt lettering to front panel. Five raised bands to spine, with gilt lettering to second compartment. With silk-lined mats showcasing the letter and portrait opposite to each other.