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Dickens, Charles [1812 - 1870]
The CHIMES. A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In
Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1845. 96 pp. Binder's blanks at front & rear. With 12 illustrations after the originals. 12mo. 6-3/8" x 4-1/8" Age-toning, soiling & average wear to binding. Usual bit of foxing & browning to paper, though the plates less so. A proud early gathering. Prior ownership signatures. Pforzheimer stamp to rear paste-down. Withal, a VG copy in a Nr Fine case. White linen cloth binding stamped in gilt to front board & spine, design after that of the UK edition. Pale yellow eps. Custom red cloth slipcase with gilt stamped black leather title label to spine 1st edition thus (Smith AMERICAN, p. 55). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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