4 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 750
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
DICKENS, Charles. The Christmas Numbers from Household Words and All the Year Round. London: 1850-1867.
18 parts in one volume, 8o (245 x 165 mm). (Some occasional chipping to margins.) 20th-century calf, spine gilt-decorated and -lettered, top edges gilt, front wrappers of three parts bound in; cloth slipcase.
FIRST EDITIONS, including the well-known stories: The Haunted House, A Message from the Sea, Tom Tiddler's Ground, Somebody's Luggage, Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings, Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy, Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions, Mugby Junction, No Thoroughfare (with Wilkie Collins), and several others. The Household Words numbers were issued without wrappers. Yale/Gimbel E11-21, E113-118.
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