• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    DICKENS, Charles. The Christmas Numbers from Household Words and All the Year Round. London: 1850-1867.

    Price Realised  

    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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