Item #466 Christmas Books; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man, Dickens Charles.
Christmas Books; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man,
Christmas Books; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man,

Christmas Books; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man,

Chapman and Hall, 1852. First Collected Edition. 1/2 Calf. Bound in recent ¼ Calf marble paper boards, Inscription on page 3, at the start of the main text dated 1855.
The first collected edition, with a brief new preface by Dickens in which he describes his motivation for writing the Christmas books: “My purpose was, in a whimsical kind of masque which the good humour of the season justified, to awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts, never out of season in a Christian land”.
$320.00Usd. Good. Item #466

Price (USD): $320.00

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