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Pride of Mankind

Pride of Mankind

With contributions attributed to Charles Dickens, edited with an introduction by John M L Drew, illustrated with engravings by Bob Guy, printed throughout in red and black, top edge red, mint in slip case. Between March and August 1832 Dickens was working part-time as a parliamentary reporter for ‘The True Sun’. In his introduction Dr Drew explains his reasons for attributing these anonymous rhyming advertisements to the young newspaper reporter who later found fame as a great novelist.