Lot 78 of 354:
Dickesn The Chimes 1st ed.  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$300
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Chimes: A Goblin Story
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Place:
London
Publisher:
Chapman and Hall
Date:
1845
Description:

[12], 175, [1] pp. Half-title. Engraved frontispiece and additional title plus text illustrations. 16.5x10 cm, (6½x4") original red cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition, First State.

First state of the additional title, with "Chapman & Hall" printed within the cloud. Decorative bookplate of Richard Egerton. Provenance: Greg & Jeanine Newman.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and soiling to cloth, corners worn and lightly bumped, closed tear to cloth at heel of spine, leaning a bit, rear board slightly warped; hinges cracked; dampstaining to rear endpapers; good or better.
 
Item number:
284258
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