The CHIMES: A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

The CHIMES: A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. 1st printing, 1st issue of the Reading edition (Eckel, p. 215; Gimbel A91; NCBEL III, 810). [4], 105, [3] pp. A one-page advert at rear. 12mo. 6-3/8" x 4-1/4". Original green printed wrappers with woodcut vignette to front cover. Advert rear wrapper, listing "Carol" & "Cricket" [1st state]. Modest wear & soiling to wrappers. Bookplate of Stephen George Holland & bookseller ticket of Walter Spencer. A VG - VG+ copy. Item #34284.1

The first "Reading" edition, and one of the 5 titles so issued by Bradbury & Evans.

Price: $475.00

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