Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth, 1846 [1845], first edition
Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth, 1846 [1845], first edition
Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth, 1846 [1845], first edition
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Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth, 1846 [1845], first edition

Estimate: 250 - 400 GBP

Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth, 1846 [1845], first edition

Estimate: 250 - 400 GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home. London: Bradbury and Evans for the author, 1846 [1845]


8vo (166 x 103mm.), first edition, 14 illustrations by Leech, Doyle, Stanfield, Maclise and Landseer, advertisement leaf for Oliver Twist at the end (first state), original deep red vertically-ribbed cloth, covers decorated in blind, upper cover pictorially gilt with fireplace design, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, pale yellow-coated endpapers, all edges gilt, contemporary pencil inscription on front endpaper, some slight spotting and browning, minor staining to covers, first gathering slightly loose


REFERENCE:

Smith II:6

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Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection
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