The spine ends are missing and slight 2cm tear down the rear spine fold. Wear to corners. Binding is tight but cracked spine on front hinge. Two small tears on the edge of the title page. Cream end papers. Clean and browned pages with brown spots on seven of the pages.
The cover is lightly rubbed, some of the paper is a bit browned in quires. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook accounts. Original Cloth. Stanfield, et. In the early s Folio Society did a beautiful matched set of Dickens' works.
Leach, R. Doyle, D Maclise and C. Frontpiece and vignette title page plus thirteen illustrations throughout the text. The edition is rebacked with the original spine laid down.
Blind stamped corners with a few marks on the covers. Light wear to the corners. Complete with 14 engraved illustrations including a fine frontispiece and title-page, by John Leech, R. Doyle and others. Lightly faded spine and wear to spine edges and small section of rear spine edge. Plain end papers and clean contents. Rare first state two-line italic headline for Oliver Twist on page Maclise, R. Doyle, J. Smith II: , Gimbel Podeschi.
follow link An exceptional set. A Christmas Carol "may readily be called the Bible of Christmas It was issued about ten days before Christmas, , and copies were sold on the first day the number of reprintings have been so many that all attempts at the figures have been futile. Altogether 24 editions were issued in the original format" Eckel, Seller: Raptis Rare Books Published: Bound in full red calf, vertical floral gilt spines, covers ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, all original cloth covers and spines bound in. Front hinges of "Christmas Carol" expertly repaired, other hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.
All in orig. Very good. Four of five Christmas Books, 17 x 11 cm. Chimes : the second Christmas book, pages. Nicks to backstrip head and foot. Cricket pages. Early owner inscription at title head, rubbing to backstrip extremities. Battle Of Life. Vignette title page in the fourth and most common state. Two pages of adverts at rear.
Frontispiece and pictorial title printed on light mustard color paper, rehinged with original backstrip laid-down, slight loss of gilt lettering at head. All copies with yellow endpapers. ECKEL, pp. Seller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. Published: Condition: All in orig. All 5 volumes published in being reprints from the stereotype plates of the first editions. Numerous illustrations by Landseer, Macilise, Stanfield, F. Stone, Doyle, Leech, and Tenniel.. Old signature to half-title of A Christmas Carol. Seller: Bristow and Garland. Boston: Fields, Osgood, Plates and text vignettes after Sir Edwin Landseer, R.
Stone, Doyle, Leech and Tenniel.
Publisher's brown morocco "gift" binding, covers blocked in blind, spine in six compartments with title gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges; extremities slightly rubbed, endpapers, repaired. Inscribed by Oliver Wendell Holmes. A marvellous association copy, inscribed by Dr. Beach, My intelligent, unworried, and always obliging Demonstrator With the kind regards of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Christmas Seller: James Cummins Bookseller Published: Condition: Publisher's brown morocco "gift" binding, covers blocked in blind, spine in six compartments with title gilt, marb.
Christmas Books. First collected edition, with additional added preface by Dickens. I have the happiness of believing that I did not wholly miss it. Seller: Henry Sotheran Ltd. Published: London: Chapman and Hall, , Piccadilly, First authorized collected edition, with a new preface by Dickens.
Wood-engraved frontispiece after John Leech, section-title to each story, text in double column. Publisher's blind-panelled green cloth gilt, yellow-coated endpapers, gilt spine slightly faded, corners and head and foot of spine just bumped. Frontispiece lightly foxed, else fine copy.
Leech, John. Charles Dickens pirated collected editions had previously appeared in the United States.
Seller: James Cummins Bookseller Published: Condition: Publisher's blind-panelled green cloth gilt, yellow-coated endpapers, gilt spine slightly faded, corners and head and foot o Edition: First authorized collected edition, with a new preface by Dicken. Christmas Books First collected edition of the five "Christmas books" and first appearance of this Preface.
Inserted frontispiece, "Mr. Original publisher's green vertical-ribbed cloth, decoratively paneled in blind, spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Original pale yellow coated endpapers. Spine slightly faded, covers slightly discolored. Spine ends just starting to fray. Text generally clean throughout.
The Five Christmas Books and stories published in periodicals of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol in America, · Illustrations of A. Margaret Lane points out in her introduction to the Oxford Illustrated Dickens- Christmas Stories "when he had a pill to offer he confected it expertly with spice and.
Very small bookseller stamp in blind on front free endpaper. Overall very good. Gimbel D5 notes. HBS Calinescu Collection 95 [for an imprint]. Pale yellow eps. Binding wear, with fraying at base of spine panel. Period pencil pos to ffep.