DICKENS, Charles. Complete Set of “Christmas Books” – 5 Volumes, 1845-1848


Complete Set of Charles Dickens’s “Christmas Books” – 5 Volumes, 1845-1848. Signed binding by Dickers & Sons of London, circa 1900-1920s. Three quarter red leather with red cloth and matching gilt. Page edges all gilt, all volumes have marbled endpapers. Each with original cover and spine bound into the back of the volume. Each with a bookplate of Sir Charles Philip Huntington, 3rd Baronet. He died in 1928 so that helps with the dating.

“The Chimes: A Goblin Story or Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In” [Chapman & Hill, 1845]. Twelfth Edition. Illustrated. One scratch to spine, else Fine.

“A Christmas Carol in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas” [Chapman & Hall, 1845]. Twelfth Edition. Illustrated by John Leech in both color and black & white. Minor wear to lower portion of frontispiece, else Fine.

“The Cricket on the Hearth, A Fairy Tale of Home” [Bradbury & Evans, 1846]. Sixth edition. Illustrated. Fine

“The Battle of Life, A Love Story” [Bradbury & Evans, 1846]. First edition. Illustrated. Fine.

“The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain, A Fancy For Christmas-Time” [Bradbury & Evans, 1848]. First edition. Illustrated. Fine.

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