• 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 102

    DICKENS, Charles. Three First American editions: The Chimes: A Goblin Story. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1845. 8o. Original cloth. Provenance: Ruth Swetland Kane (bookplate). Yale/Gimbel A88. -- A Tale of Two Cities. Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson and Bros., 1859. 8o. Original cloth. Not in Yale/Gimbel. -- Our Young Folks. Nos. 37-41. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, January-May, 1868. 5 monthly parts, 8o. Frontispieces and plates, one in color. Advertisements at end of each part. Original orange printed wrappers (a few chips); quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance: A.J. Phipps (small printed labels on each front wrapper); Clara B. and Edward C. Daoust (bookplate). Contains Holiday Romance. (3)

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    DICKENS, Charles. Three First American editions: The Chimes: A Goblin Story. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1845. 8o. Original cloth. Provenance: Ruth Swetland Kane (bookplate). Yale/Gimbel A88. -- A Tale of Two Cities. Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson and Bros., 1859. 8o. Original cloth. Not in Yale/Gimbel. -- Our Young Folks. Nos. 37-41. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, January-May, 1868. 5 monthly parts, 8o. Frontispieces and plates, one in color. Advertisements at end of each part. Original orange printed wrappers (a few chips); quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance: A.J. Phipps (small printed labels on each front wrapper); Clara B. and Edward C. Daoust (bookplate). Contains Holiday Romance. (3)


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