CHRISTMAS STORIES: Embracing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The CHIMES, The CRICKET On The HEARTH, The BATTLE Of LIFE, and The HAUNTED MAN. By Charles Dickens, (Boz.) [bound with] PICTURES From ITALY. By Charles Dickens, (Boz.) A New Edition. Charles [1812 - 1870 Dickens, BOZ.

CHRISTMAS STORIES: Embracing A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The CHIMES, The CRICKET On The HEARTH, The BATTLE Of LIFE, and The HAUNTED MAN. By Charles Dickens, (Boz.) [bound with] PICTURES From ITALY. By Charles Dickens, (Boz.) A New Edition.

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1851. 1st Collected edition, preceding the UK Chapman & Hall by one year. Not in Gimbel, though see D12 for the subsequent 1852 Getz, Buck & Co. edition. 31, [3 (blank)]; 32; 35, [1 (blank)]; 30, [2 (blank)]; 32; 72, 16 pp. Group t.p., plus each title with a separately printed 1851 t.p. Text double-column. Last 16 pages a publisher catalogue. 8vo. 9-3/8" x 5-7/8". Original publisher's brown cloth binding, with gilt stamping to spine, including 'Scrooge' figure. Slight cock. Wear at extremities, with spine ends chipped & cloth showing at tips. A VG copy. Item #39622

Price: $750.00

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