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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

Dickens, Charles
FOUR CHRISTMAS BOOKS;
Estimate
1,2001,600
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

Dickens, Charles
FOUR CHRISTMAS BOOKS;
Estimate
1,2001,600
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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Dickens, Charles
FOUR CHRISTMAS BOOKS;
A Christmas Carol. Chapman & Hall, 1843, second edition,  second state, half-title, hand-coloured frontispiece and 3 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech, 2pp. advertisements, blue and red title-page, yellow endpapers, previous ownership inscription in ink on front free endpaper; The Chimes. Chapman & Hall, 1845, FIRST EDITION, first issue, half-title, vignette title (first state) and frontispiece, wood-engraved text vignettes; The Cricket on the Hearth. For the author by Bradbury and Evans, 1846, FIRST EDITION, half-title, additional wood-engraved title-page and frontispiece after Maclise, wood-engraved text vignettes, 2pp. advertisements (second state), previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper, bookplate; The Battle of Life. Bradbury and Evans, 1846, FIRST EDITION, half-title, additional pictorial wood-engraved title-page (fourth state) and frontispiece after Maclise, wood-engraved text vignettes, 2pp. advertisements;

All small 8vo, original cloth with gilt and block designs, all edges gilt, browning, boards soiled, A Christmas Carol boards discoloured and sunned, bumped (4)


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Provenance

Robert, Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), armorial bookplate; his daughter Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

Literature

Smith II 4, 5, 6 and 8

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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