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Dickens, Charles
A COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITIONS OF THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS, IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDINGS:
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 GBP
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Dickens, Charles
A COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITIONS OF THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS, IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDINGS:
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Dickens, Charles
A COMPLETE SET OF FIRST EDITIONS OF THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS, IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDINGS:
A Christmas carol...Being a ghost story of Christmas. Chapman and Hall, 1843, FIRST ISSUE, half-title, hand-coloured frontispiece and plates by John Leech, 2pp. advertisements, red and blue title page, green endpapers, original salmon-pink vertically-ribbed cloth, very small dent to outer edge of lower cover, OTHERWISE VERY FINE
The Chimes...Bradbury and Evans for Chapman and Hall, 1845, half-title, frontispiece, additional engraved title and illustrations by Daniel Maclise, Richard Doyle, John Leech and Clarkson Stanfield, original red cloth
The Cricket on the Hearth... Bradbury and Evans for the author, 1846, second issue, half-title, frontispiece, additional engraved title and illustrations by Maclise, Doyle, Leech, Stanfield and Landseer, 2pp. advertisements, original red cloth
The Battle of Life. A love story. Bradbury and Evans, 1846, fourth issue, half-title, frontispiece, additional engraved title and illustrations by Maclise, Doyle, Stanfield and Leech, 2pp. advertisements, original red cloth
The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain... Bradbury and Evans, 1848, frontispiece, additional engraved title and illustrations by Tenniel, Stanfield, Stone and Leech, 2pp. advertisements, original red cloth, in slipcase; all edges gilt, 8vo (5)
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Literature

Smith II: 4,5,6,8 and 9

Catalogue Note

A FINE SET OF THE AUTHOR'S CELEBRATED TALES, in which he almost single-handedly invented the modern idea of Christmas.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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