175 pages. As well as entertaining, The Chimes’ biting satire was intended to effect real political change. Additional pictorial frontispiece and title after Tenniel by Martin & Corbould. Published by With steel engraved frontis and titlepage, and 12 woodcuts in text. Signed by Author(s). Oddly enough, despite Dickens' personal attention to this edition, it is not a particularly well-made title. Contents good. Structured similarly to "A Christmas Carol," the main character, Trotty, witnesses an alternative future through a series of visions and ultimately is given a second chance to put things right. Seller Inventory # 16050418.
(East Woodstock, CT, U.S.A.), About this Item: Wiley and Putnam, New York, 1847. Decorative headpiece of "The Chimes. Tell us what you're looking for and once a match is found, we'll inform you by e-mail. The Christmas Books. 2. Llibreria Antiquària Els Gnoms In near fine condition with an autograph letter bound in and period catalogue descriptions affixed to the half-title. Un-common decorative edition. Seller Inventory # 15985. Seller Inventory # 18214. The Chimes. 8. Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA A Superb First Edition Set of The Charles Dickens Christmas Books Beautifully Bound by Root & Son ca. Condition: Fine. Ref 10264 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Chimes: A Goblin Story. grew from the idea to begin a weekly periodical which would have been called "The Cricket," though was abandoned quickly for a more important venture and the founding of The Daily News. Pages near fine; no writing. Uniformly bound by Root & Son ca. Rebacked, with parts of the original spine laid down.
New Edition. Brown cloth boards, gilt cover design and spine titles, light shelf wear, toning. Of course, it did not exceed the CAROL in any way except in initial sales, but it is a charming tale nonetheless. 1st Edition. No Jacket. The Battle of Life. | Contact this seller
(Alameda, CA, U.S.A.), About this Item: John Wiley, 161 Broadway, New York, 1849.
An Excellent, Complete Set of Dickens s Christmas Books, With a First Edition, First Issue "A Christmas Carol. Withal, a solid Very Good copy. [viii], 175 pp. 188 pages. Group t.p., plus each title with a separately printed 1851 t.p. Very good in original cloth, repair to top of spine and repair to verso of title page(there was a horizontal tear). Packer lists the firm in business in Red Lion Square in 1899-1901, and the December 1942 issue of The Rotarian notes with regret that W. Root had been bombed out (uprooted?) In very good condition with a contemporary gift inscription to the verso of the front panel. Condition: Very Good. In orginal red cloth with bells in gold on the front and reading: The Chimes / A Goblin Story by Charles Dickens. Published by Signed rarity of fine book craftsmanship. A Christmas Carol is the high point and the crucial component in any set of Dickens's Christmas Books. Original trimmed cloth from front board and spine bound in at the back. Good, firmly bound copy, original spine rebacked expertly, foxing to pages. Sellers & Newel Second-Hand Books 1. First edition. Rear endpaper gutters repaoired. Seller Inventory # 104873. Still good. First edition. 31, [1, blank] pp.
Otherwise, just the odd spot. ECKEL, pp.116-118.
Decorative Cloth and Board. Shelved in Case #4. Spine a little rolled. Leech, Tenniel, Doyle, Stone, Stanfield, Maclise, Landseer (illustrator). The Battle of Life: A Love Story, Bradbury and Evans, 1846 First Edition, fourth issue with thirteen illustrations by various artists and engravers. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. All edges gilt. Decorative gilt board edges and turn-ins, pale blue liners and endleaves.  A Christmas Carol: FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, FIRST STATE, with uncorrected text, scarce yellow endpapers, and title page dated 1843. Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, 'Samuel Hanson'. Very nice original quality decorative bindings. 1 vols. With autograph signed letter from the book's illustrator John Leech. [And:] The Battle of Life. First edition of the Battle of Life: A Love Story with half-title, advertisements, frontispiece and fourth state vignette title page. With illustrations by John Leech. (Walter E. Smith: Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth, Part II pp.23-24, 35, 42, 63 & 69). Small hole in upper margin of rear wrapper [no text affected]. Yellow endpapers. He wrote to one of his friends that he believed he had "written a tremendous book and knocked the Carol out of the field.
Rebacked, with parts of the original spine laid down. Nicks to backstrip head and foot. First Edition. Sixteenmo (6 3/8 x 4 inches; 160 x 100 mm). Can't remember the title or the author of a book? HBS 68300. The Christmas Books. 5 vols., 8vo, illustrated with engravings see below for the discussion of states and pagination. Original trimmed cloth from front board and spine bound in at the back. A Goblin Story" with goblins. Fine, text toned slightly Decorative headpiece of "The Chimes. London: Printed and Published for the Author, by Bradbury and Evans, 1846 [i.e., December 1845]. New Edition. There were five novellas total in this series, all with strong social and moral messages that were published during the 1840s. See. Two-page spread of imps ringing bells at front, back endpapers. Light marking to cloth. 27. The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home, Bradbury and Evans, 1846 First Edition, second issue with fourteen illustrations by various artists and engravers.
Octavo, 5 volumes, bound in the original cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panels, all edges gilt. Final leaf of publisher's advertisements for Dombey and Son. First Edition, with the second state of the vignette title-page as usual. More information about this seller 28.
Scattered spots to the first and last few pages. He wrote to one of his friends that he believed he had "written a tremendous book and knocked the Carol out of the field. First American edition of Dickens' second Christmas Story, published the same year as the English edition.
Published by [And:] DICKENS, Charles. General wear & soiling, with minor edge chipping. The contents with a contemporary previous owner's inscription to the front endpaper and the occasional foxing spot to the margins are otherwise clean and bright throughout. The volume is edge rubbed with corner tips exposed and the joints are also rubbed with some abrasions. This is a pleasing copy in fine binding and an altogether delightful piece of Dickensiana. From: 16mo. Nudelman Rare Books Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve 1st edition thus, i.e., by this publisher (Edgar & Vail, p. 22; Gimbel A87 [second copy]; VanderPoel B389(1) [stating the Harper as the 2nd US edition]; Wilkins, p. 38). First Edition, second issue with thirteen illustrations by various artists and engravers. (Walter E. Smith: Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth, Part II pp.23-24, 35, 42, 63 & 69). Prior owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, A W R Chearles. First Edition, First Issue. Smith II 4, 5, 6, 8, 9. It will make a great uproar I have no doubt." Works consists of A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man. First edition, second state of the engraved title. FIRST BROCK-ILLUSTRATED EDITION. All books are in their most desirable states, as follows:A Christmas Carol. They help to restore his faith in a most unorthodox manner, and show him that nobody is born evil, but rather, crime and poverty are only a part of the world we live in. Sixteenmo (6 3/8 x 4 inches; 160 x 100 mm). First edition, first issue. (1849), From: Dent and Co., 1905 and 1907, 1907. The volumes vary slightly in degree of vibrancy and evidence of fading, but overall this is a Very Good to Near Fine set. Hardcover. It exceeded the CHRISTMAS CAROL in initial sales, and is a charming tale. London: Chapman and Hall, 1845 [i.e., December 1844].
Beautiful full calf leather binding by Bayntun. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. Dickens, Charles- Trial BInding] The Chimes: A Goblin Story. With leaf of publisher's advertisements for "Works by Mr. Dickens" bound at the back. London: [Various], 1843-1848. The Limited Editions, London, 1931. Includes a fresh twenty-four page introduction for this edition by Edward Wagenknecht. Coupled with the legions of fans who often read their copies "to death," it comes as no surprise that original and well-preserved copies of this book, in its correct state, seldom appear on the market. Seller Inventory # 020547. With four inserted hand-colored plates, including frontispiece. Finely bound in full deep red morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration and gilt titles to spines, marbled endpapers; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. More information about this seller Book is near fine and bright. 20. There is a record in the June 10 1905 issue of The Academy "Esteemed Editions of various Authors, some scarce, all in new extra leather bindings. Housed in a felt-lined, quarter black morocco clamshell case, smooth curved spine lettered in gilt. CHIMES: A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. A Christmas Carol, in Prose. This was Dickens second installment in the "Christmas Books" series and his labors in creating THE CHIMES were "very arduous" in order to make it a worthy successor to A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Rare signed and limited edition in original clear sleeve and pictorial slipcase. Seller Inventory # 233797. Seller Inventory # 39622. Green endpapers; "Stave I" on pp. The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and New Year In Chapman and Hall, 1845. John Wiley, 161 Broadway, New York, 1849.
With Some of the Original Cloth Bound In DICKENS, Charles. (Haunted Man). Four similar but smaller corner-pieces also inlaid in green and red morocco. : [i-viii], -166, [2, ads] pp. London Chapman and Hall 1845, 1845. (Haunted Man). Octavo, 5 volumes, bound in the original cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panels, all edges gilt. Protected by Mylar. Hardcover. (1869), About this Item: Chapman and Hall, UK, 1869. General wear & soiling, with minor edge chipping. He felt a feistier and sterner story was needed; a Christmas war song rather than a Christmas Carol. Structured similarly to "A Christmas Carol," the main character, Trotty, witnesses an alternative future through a series of visions and ultimately is given a second chance to put things right. With a wonderful 2-page illustrated frontispiece. | Contact this seller From: By Charles Dickens, (Boz.) Raised bands and gilt work. With the red and blue title page. Bind fine, square; hinges intact. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is a sixth edition with the half-title printed in blue, title-page printed in red and blue, verso printed in blue, hand-colored etched frontispiece and three hand-colored etched plates by John Leech, four wood-engravings in-text by W.J. The name of the publishers is a part of the the vignette title page as per the first issue. Small hole in upper margin of rear wrapper [no text affected]. A nice set.
First Edition. Becker. 8vo. Cape, UK It tells the story of Toby Veck, a London messenger who, brow-beaten by all the rich, pompous do-gooders he meets, comes to believe that he and poor people like him have no right to exist in the world.
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