This 1867 frontispiece for the Diamond Edition is similar to the one used by Ticknor Fields for the "Our Young Folks" illustrated version of "A Holiday Romance" (image)
Although no longer the fashionable London "buck" of 1842, for each of his Boston constitutionals in late 1867 Dickens was as beautifully dressed as he was for the stage. [continued below]
Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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