Lot 234: Author: Dickens, Charles. Title: (Four of Dickens' Christmas Books). Place Published: London. Publisher: Chapman and Hall. Date Published: 1843-1848. Description: Includes: A Christmas Carol. (i-viii), (1)-166, (2, ads) pp. Second edition; red-and-blue printed title page. The Cricket on the Hearth. (i-viii), (1)-174, (2, ads) pp. First edition. The Battle of Life. (i-viii), (1-3), 4-175, (3, imprint and ads). First edition. The Haunted Man and the Ghosts Bargain. (i-viii), (1)-188 pp. First edition. 4 vols. (8vo) All volumes rebound in calf, original publisher's cloth bound in at the end. Reference: Smith II 4, 6, 8, 9. (106343) Upper covers of three vols. rehinged soundly but not elegantly, "The Cricket" with some wear and tear to the backstrip; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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