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Dickens' fourth Christmas book

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Lot 0014 Details

Description
Heading: (Dickens, Charles - Christmas Books)
Author: Dickens, Charles
Title: The Battle of Life: A Love Story
Place Published: London
Publisher:Bradbury & Evans
Date Published: 1846
Description:

[8], 175 + [2] ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings after Richard Doyle, John Leech, Daniel Maclise & Clarkson Stanfield; steel-engraved frontispiece & added title after Maclise. 16.4x10.5 cm (6½x4¼"), original blindstamped red cloth with gilt-stamped vignette on front cover, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, presented in leather-backed cloth-covered clamshell box with silk interior panels. First Edition.

Dickens' fourth Christmas book. With the fourth state of the added engraved title. Smith Vol. II, 8; Sadleir 681. Bookplate.

Condition
Light wear to clamshell box; tiny split at head of rear joint, spine just slightly darkened, minor soiling, slight lean; hinges cracked; very good.
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Dickens' fourth Christmas book

Estimate $300 - $500Jul 23, 2020
Starting Price $150
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