Illustrated with 16 new engravings. Edges spine lightly rubbed. Contents good. Un-common as nice and bright as this. More images can be taken upon request. More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Decorative Cloth. First Edition Thus. An introduction by him. Rare too find in the original decorative cloth. These books normally have to be re-bound due to the delicate square spine style of binding. Book is very good and quite bright. Light soiling to cloth. Edges rubbed in places.
More information about this seller Contact this seller Published by Chapman and Hall, London A Minneapolis, MN, U. About this Item: Chapman and Hall, London, Condition: Very good. First English collected edition, bound in the publisher's original cloth covered boards, spine stamped in gilt and covers stamped in blind.
Rubbed and sunned at the edges and extremities.
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Cloth chipped at the head and heel, affecting the "CH" in the title and the publisher's name at the heel. Some foxing to ffep and frontis. Original Cloth. New Edition New illustrations by F Barnard. Bound in the original cloth. Internal gutters repaired. Soft cover. Published by London: Chapman and Hall. About this Item: London: Chapman and Hall.
Handsome nineteenth century tree calf by Mansell, gilt ruled to the upper and lower boards with decorative corner pieces. Five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and titles on red and black morocco labels to the spine. Gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers.
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All edges gilt. The Mystery of Edwin Drood with portrait frontispiece, engraved title page and 12 illustrations by S. Stone, Doyle, Leech and Tenniel, half title, pp. A very good copy indeed, the binding square and firm with some rubbing to the extremities. The contents with a small gift inscription to the reverse of the front endpaper are otherwise clean and bright throughout. A very attractive example. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. Published by London, Chapman and Hall.
About this Item: London, Chapman and Hall. Frontispiece by John Leech. Original green cloth. Blind decorations to boards. Gilt title and decorations on spine. Very good condition. Spine and edges of boards have browned. Shelf wear. Corners and spine rubbed and bumped. Front hinge is starting to open, but binding still sound.
Neat inscription of previous owner on front free endpaper dated Edges age darkened. With frontispiece. First one volume edition of Charles Dickens's Christmas books, here published together for the first time with a new Preface by Dickens dated September Sprache: english. Seller Inventory AB. Published by London Chapman and Hall About this Item: London Chapman and Hall, Christmas Books. London: Chapman and Hall, 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.
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Spine ends just starting to fray. Text generally clean throughout. Very small bookseller stamp in blind on front free endpaper. Overall very good. Gimbel D5 notes. HBS A charming five volume set in their original matching cloth and gilt work. These are the 1st reprints using the original sterotupe plates. Stone, Doyle, Leech, and Tenniel. Very nice original quality decorative bindings. The books are very good with quite bright boards.
Spines a little darkened. Boards lightly soiled. Ownership inscription and two small square stanps to each volume. Very un-common in the original cloth. From: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. First editions. 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. Haunted Man. 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. All in orig. Very good. From: Tiger books Canterbury, United Kingdom. Further information on individual titles and images available on request.
In Prose. First edition, third issue, 8vo. Linton after John Leech and 4 woodcut illustrations in text; occasional spotting, light offsetting from plates, publisher's pink-brown cloth, blocked in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; sunned and lightly dust-stained, end-caps chipped, hinges split, otherwise a good copy.
First edition, second issue, 8vo.
Becker after D. Maclise and 11 in-text illustrations after Maclise, Leech, Stanfield and Doyle; occasional slight foxing, light foxing on frontispiece and title, publisher's red cloth, blocked in gilt and blind, all edges gilt, spine darkened and chipped, corners slightly bumped, a few light marks to boards, hinges split, otherwise a very good copy. Raper, ink gift inscription to: Isabella B. Lennard Robert Graham Elwell ink gift inscription to: Hugh Morriston Davies , engraved armorial bookplate on upper pastedown. First edition, second state, 8vo.
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Provenance: early ink ownership inscription on lithographic title. First edition, 8vo. All preserved in a custom-made slip-case. A charming first edition set of Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas Books with A Christmas Carol in third issue , published between '47 although three are post-dated to the following year , attractively bound in the publisher's original red cloth, and copiously illustrated throughout. Eckel, pp. 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. Published by Chapman and Hall , London About this Item: Chapman and Hall , London, Bound in full red polished calf by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, marbled endpapers. Housed together in a custom slipcase. Illustrated with sixty-three engravings altogether, four in color, by Leech, Maclise, Stanfield, Doyle and Landseer.
Christmas Carol is from the first issue, with uncorrected text "Stave I" as the first chapter heading , the red-and-blue title page dated , and the half title printed in blue. Four more Christmas books followed its success. In each book, he deftly develops the themes of the first, ideals that have consequently become inseparable from the holiday itself: love and redemption, charity and mercy. First edition of The Chimes, with second state of the engraved title page publisher's imprint is below the engraved title vignette ; First edition of The Cricket on the Hearth, with second state of advertising leaf at rear headed "New Edition of Oliver Twist" ; First edition of The Battle of Life, with vignette title page in the fourth state subtitled "A Love Story" on a scroll carried by an angel and without publisher's imprint ; First edition of Haunted Man and Ghost's Bargain.
Smith II: , Gimbel Podeschi. 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, The page-turning detective story focuses on a murder that happens in the Lee family home on Christmas Eve.
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