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DESCRIPTION:
Works of Charles Dickens's
Riverside Edition
Hurd and Houghton 1873
Cambridge: Riverside Press
300 pages

Vol. 1:
A Christmas Carol
The Chimes
The Cricket On The Hearth

Vol 2:
The Cricket On The Hearth (continued)
The battle Of Life
The Haunted man
A Christmas Tree

On cover page: "Fully Illustrated from Designs by Darley, Gilbert, Cruikshank, Phiz, etc."

CONDITION:
Pretty rough condition, so I've kept it tied with twine. It's still a beautiful book in it's crumbling decay.
Green cloth boards have come apart. See photos 2 and 3.
Illustration transfer on pages and some foxing on those pages.(See last photo).
Light tanning of pages. Loose pages. Binding is loose. Spine missing.

INTERESTING QUIRKS:
1: Old dictionary page was used in manufacture to line the original spine. See photo #2.
2: End paper has sticker that reads:
"First Prize -
-Awarded to
-Miss Lida Ricards (written in ink, longhand)
For
Improvement in her studies and
Lady-like Deportment
June 1873" ( written in ink )

1873 DICKENS'S WORKS Riverside Edition / Christmas Books /Two Volumes in One/ Hurd And Houghton

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, ink bookbinding, art
  • Only ships within United States.
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