The CRICKET On The HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

The CRICKET On The HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home.

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. 1st printing of this "Cheap and Uniform Edition" (Eckel, p. 215; Gimbel A97; NCBEL III, 811). [4], 108 pp. 12mo. 6-3/4" x 4-1/4". Original green printed wrappers with vignette of a snarling dog to front cover, and rear cover with advert for 2 titles in this series [1st state]. Slight lean to volume. General wear & soiling to wrappers, with paper chips along spine panel. Bookplate of Stephen George Holland & bookseller ticket of Walter Spencer. Withal, an About VG copy. Item #47071

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

Price: $275.00

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