The HOLLY-TREE INN. In Seven Chapters. Charles . Collins Dickens, Harriet, William . Parr, Adelaide Anne . Howitt, Wilkie . Proctor, 1812 - 1870, 1824 - 1889, 1825 - 1864, 1792 - 1879, 1828 - 1900.

The HOLLY-TREE INN. In Seven Chapters.

Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, [1855]. 2nd US edition (Edgar & Vail, p. 25; Gimbel B244). This copy bears the small bookplate of noted Dickensian collector George Barr McCutcheon (cf. American Art Association Sale Catalogue of April 1926, lot 135). [3] - 38, [2] pp. Text double column. Adverts last 2 pages. 8vo. 9-5/8" x 6-1/8". Original printed buff-paper wrappers. Housed in a custom chemise & red quarter-morocco slipcase. Wrappers a bit grubby, name erasure abrasion to front wrapper. Faint dampstain to upper portion of rear wrapper. Pencil doodle to p. 23 right margin. A VG copy in a VG+ slipcase. Item #32010

Dickens wrote the 1st, 3rd & last sections of this Christmas work, as well as minor editorial snippets; Collins wrote the second section. For the other authors' contributions, see Lohrli, p 147.

Price: $275.00