A collection of 33 titles, as part works. The parts for each title are held in labelled boxes.
Gilbert Foyle Dickens Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 181 Gilbert Foyle
- Dates of Creation1836-1931
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 linear metres
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
A collection of Dickens first editions, the works remain in the original serialised form, complete with advertisements. Most of the works are complete, and the collection includes an edition of Household Words, the magazine edited by Dickens.
Conditions Governing Access
Items in the collection may be consulted for the purpose of private study and personal research, within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Special Collections Reading Rooms.
It was deposited with the University of Sussex Library by Estbourne Borough Council in 1988.
Other Finding Aids
The collection is listed on the Special Collections web site.
Compiled by Ellen Scaife.
Conditions Governing Use
COPIES FOR PRIVATE STUDY: Subject to copyright, conditions imposed by owners and protecting the documents, the Library can supply, at a charge, photocopies, photographs or digital copies.
PUBLICATION: A reader wishing to publish material in the collection should contact the Head of Special Collections, in writing. The reader is responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
The collection originally belonged to Gilbert Foyle, who donated it to Eastbourne Borough in 1964. It was deposited with the University of Sussex Library by Estbourne Borough Council in 1988.