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Dickens, Charles
A SET OF THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS:
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Dickens, Charles
A SET OF THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS:
Estimate
1,5002,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Dickens, Charles
A SET OF THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS:
A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. Chapman and Hall, 1843, sixth edition, hand-coloured frontispiece and 3 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech, contemporary inscription; The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. Chapman and Hall, 1845, first edition, additional vignette title (first issue) and frontispiece, wood-engraved text vignettes; The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home. For the author by Bradbury and Evans, 1846, first edition,  additional wood-engraved title-page and frontispiece after Maclise, wood-engraved text vignettes; The Battle of Life. A Love Story. Bradbury and Evans, 1846, first edition, additional pictorial wood-engraved title-page (fourth state) and frontispiece after Maclise, wood-engraved text vignettes, autograph letter signed "C.W." to W.W. Holden tipped-in, presenting this volume to him (26 December 1846); The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. Bradbury and Evans, 1848, first edition, additional pictorial wood-engraved title-page and frontispiece after John Tenniel by Martin and Corbould, wood-engraved text vignettes; original cloth bindings lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, some browning to leaves in all volumes, cloth bindings worn, chipped and torn on the spine, some repairs to spines and hinges (5)
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