A CHRISTMAS CAROL [bound with] The CHIMES [bound with] The CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL [bound with] The CHIMES [bound with] The CRICKET ON THE HEARTH.

New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1847. 1st edition thus. Each work individually paginated, with individual title pages: [4], 90; [2], 95, [1 (blank)]; [4], 97, [1 (blank)]; [xiii]- [xxvi] pp. 14 page publisher catalogue, dated 1846, concludes volume. 12mo. 7-3/8" x 5". Original publisher's deluxe red cloth binding, extra gilt. Gilt stamped title lettering to spine, listing all 3 titles. VG (gilt bright/professionally, and skillfully, rebacked; new eps). An attractive book. Item #2553.4

This collected edition not recorded in Wilkins or Gimbel though see D6 which records a Chimes & Carol issued by Wiley & Putnam, printed at "R. Craighead's Power Press", as is the case here.

NB. Edgar & Vail record an 1846 edition of Cricket by Wiley & Putnam.

A somewhat scarce early edition of Dickens' classic Christmas novels, especially in this deluxe binding.

Price: $950.00

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