December 17th, Rare Autographs, Manuscripts, Book, Auction
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Desirable bank check, 7.5 x 3.25, filled out and signed by Dickens, "Charles Dickens," payable to Highham New Church for £25, September 10th, 1860. In very fine condition. This is an interesting check made out to the church in the town of Highham where Dickens lived and his daughter got married just a couple months before writing this check at St. Mary's church in Higham. There is also a famous passage that Dickens wrote in "Great Expectations" in 1860 about a church yard while living in Highham.


"Ours was the marsh country, down by the river, within, as the river wound, twenty miles of the sea...the dark flat wilderness beyond the churchyard, intersected with dykes and mounds and gates, with scattered cattle feeding on it, was the marshes...the low leaden line beyond, was the river ...the distant savagery ...from which the wind was rushing, was the sea..." Great Expectations

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Charles Dickens Signed Check
Charles Dickens Signed Check
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $810.00
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

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