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THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB
Written by Charles Dickens.
Stock no. 1609651
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2005. Fine condition.
The Pickwick Papers. Burgundy cloth boards, burgundy leather spine with black title block, gilt text. B/w illustrations. Contained in burgundy slipcase.
ENGLISH SHORT STORIES
Written by David Hughes; Mrs. Gaskell; Charles Dickens; Robert Louis Stevenson; Arthur Conan Doyle; et al. Illustrated by Rod Waters.
Stock no. 2123499
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1997. Fine condition.
Classic Short Stories Series. Blue/green cloth with red/gilt decoration/borders. Introduced by Hughes. Contained in a very good slip case with a few scuff marks.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2123417
Published by William Heinemann. 1st USA 1915. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
The first Dickens story Rackham attempted. Despite its ghostliness and opportunities for the supernatural, Rackham did not exploit these to the full. He seems to have voluntarily passed up the opportunity to terrify his readers, choosing instead to calm them with charming images of families enjoying the spirit of Christmas. Perhaps his choice resulted from the mood of national anxiety and tragedy of wartime. 147pp. 8 x 6". 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations and decorations. First American edition. Lavender cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Grey/white pictorial endpapers. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. All colour plates are present, with captioned tissue-guards. Wrapper is in two pieces, all the way down spine edge next to front cover; repaired previously to verso with tape. A few other closed tears and small nicks, but minimal loss.
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 1814154
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Very good condition.
Contains four stories from "Christmas Books" and six stories from "Christmas Stories". Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and plain title to front. Colour plates. 414 pages. Baords a little scuffed, corners bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. One or two grubby margin marks and a few scattered foxspots.
STORIES OF CHILD LIFE IN PROSE
Written by John Greenleaf Whittier; Charles Dickens; Hans Christian Andersen; Charles Lamb; et al.
Stock no. 1406461
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1895. Slightly better than good condition.
Edited by Whittier. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles to front and black titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 502 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers marked. Both joints and several hinges cracked so binding is weak. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Name and date to half - title page. Small closed tear to title page. A little foxing. Grubby marks to margins.
THE PICKWICK PAPERS
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Frank Reynolds.
Stock no. 1406295
Published by Westminster Press Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth. 11 x 9", large heavy format. Gilt titles and silhouette vignette. 20 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Spine and corners bumped. Spine is browned. Small split in cloth to top of spine. Covers a little marked. Front joint beginning to crack. Page edges lightly browned. A few light marks to text block edge. Plates are in very good condition.
SKETCHES FROM BLEAK HOUSE
Written by Charles Dickens; Leon Garfield; Edward Blishen. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1316300
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Text selected and introduced by Garfield and Blishen with excerpts from Bleak House by Dickens. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 64 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416459609. Minimal bumping to spine and corners of book and wrapper, small mark to front flap of dustwrapper (from removal of small price-label).
THE MAGIC FISHBONE
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by S. Beatrice Pearse.
Stock no. 1405208
Published by The Saint Catherine Press; James Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.
A Holiday romance from the pen of Miss Alice Rainbird aged 7. Grey boards with dark green titles and border. Faint leaf pattern and circular onlay. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 31 pages. 8" x 6.5". Small part of top of backstrip missing. Spine bumped and worn with split at bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Small ink mark to top of front board. Ex libris sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Some foxing to page edges, otherwise contents are clean. Plates are bright.
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1404651
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.
10 full-page colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title and decoration to front and circular onlay. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Small score mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Small booksellers label to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Couple of hinges are cracked. Foxing and some marks to contents. Plates bright.
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Frank Reynolds.
Stock no. 1504725
Published by The Westminster Press. 1911. Good condition.
Large, heavy format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w pictorial endpapers. Tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. 572 pages. Spine bumped and faded with 3.5" piece of red cloth stuck to top part of spine, looks like spine is missing underneath. Splits and fraying to both sides of middle of spine. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers are grubby and marked. Rear joint starting to crack. Couple of tissue guards creased. Some grubby marks/fingermarks but most pages are clean. All plates present.
THE WONDER BOOK OF FAMOUS TALES
Written by Enid Blyton; Walter De La Mare; Aesop; Kenneth Grahame; Charles Dickens; Hans Christian Andersen; Brothers Grimm; et al. Illustrated by Dorothea Braby; Trefor Jones; Will Nickless; Lilian Buchanan; et al..
Stock no. 1504407
Published by Odhams Press Ltd.. circa 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Favourite Children's Stories from Times Past and Present. More than forty of the world's most celebrated tales by thirty-four famous authors lavishly illustrated by twenty-two leading artists of the day. Pale blue boards with dark blue titles to spine. 9 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 256 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Boards mottled. Fading to lower edges of covers. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Contents clean just very lightly browned. Foxing to text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with tears to either end of spine and fold. Label partially removed from top corner of front panel causing surface paper damage.
OLIVER TWIST AND DOMBEY & SON
Written by Charles Dickens; Alice F. Jackson. Illustrated by F.M.B. Blaikie.
Stock no. 1503597
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.
Dickens For Boys and Girls series. Light brown cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. 2 books in one. 8 colour plates to each and colour illustrated title-pages. 180 pages and 143 pages. Spine bumped and worn with a few tiny splits. Corners bumped and worn. Darkening to spine and cover edges. Covers are grubby. Front endpaper is MISSING. Small bookseller's sticker to rear pastedown. Text block is grubby. A few marks and grubby fingermarks to contents. All plates present.