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Dealings with the Firm of DOMBEY AND SON, Wholesale, Retail, and for Export

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $349.94

Publisher: New York, Wiley and Putnam: 1846, 1848

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 39475

Condition: Very Good-


939 pages; The first American edition, bound from the original parts for their first owner in two half calf volumes over marbled boards. The flat spines in tan calf are "paneled" with simple pairs of gilt rules and the title is directly stamped in gilt in each second panel. The bindings are rubbed and worn, with cracking to the leather at the rear hinge of volume I and a piece of leather is now missing at the top of that spine -- (the rear board is holding on its cords). Toning and a few stains scattered throughout the text. Prelims & 939 pp. 34 plates only (usually, sets of the part... View more info

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Pictures from Italy The Vignette Illustrations on Wood, by Samuel Palmer

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $174.94

Publisher: London, Published for the author, By Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars: 1846

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39517

Condition: Very Good-


4 p.l., 270 & [2] pages; First edition, bound in a full deep tan morocco leather art binding, four raised bands on the spine, decorative stamping in blind on the spine and covers, with the initials "MWY" stamped within a decorative diamond-shaped lozenge constructed of decorative tools in blind on the front cover, and the date: "1924" stamped in the center of a matching lozenge on the rear cover. An interesting copy, certainly a first edition, in a handsome, albeit worn, binding which is more to the (neo) Georgian, than the Victorian taste. There are hand-marbled endapers, w... View more info

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Shape Book / Ornament)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Made in Taiwan: c1980

Seller ID: 41836

Condition: Near Fine


10 pages; A small (5" x 2 1/2") shape book with 16 pages and vintage color illustrations. Cut in the shape of Santa with a bag of toys. Gold string.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

The Seven Poor Travellers Embellished with illustrations by Arthur Hogg

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41502

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


71 & [1] pages; Publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover, with gilt-stamped floral decorations and rules stamped in blind. Pale grey-green floral patterned endpapers, top edges gilt. The plain glassine dust jacket shows only minor toning, and while it is impossible to prove that it is original, it has clearly been wrapped around this copy for a very long time, and is consistent with the nature of this small "gift book." Four full page colour tinted illustrations by Arthur Hogg. The title page does not specify a date; the date of 1908 is determined by a brief rev... View more info

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Oliver Twist

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $249.99

Publisher: Philadelphia, Blanchard and Lea: 1851

Seller ID: 40730

ISBN: 2736708482

Condition: Very Good


212 pages; Contemporary black half leather over marbled boards, flat spine "paneled" with pairs of gilt rules, title stamped in gilt in the second panel. Sound, but somewhat rubbed, particularly at the spine ends and lower corners. With a remarkable provenance. There is a circular stamp impressed in blind on the verso of the front free-endpaper: "Thos. C. Acton New York" This is confirmed by a pencil signature at the head of the Introduction (p. [iii]) -- "1/2 Blue / T. C. Acton." The owner was Thomas Coxon Acton [1823-1898] -- public servant, politician, reform... View more info

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Children's Stories from Dickens, Re-told By His Grand-Daughter and Others Illustrated by: [Frances Brundage], Harold Copping, The Baroness Orezy, Willis Grey, Edith Scannell & Major Giles; edited by Edric Vredenburg

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons: 1907

Seller ID: 39747

Condition: Very Good


104 pages; Publisher's green cloth, pictorial decoration in gilt on the front cover and spine, beveled edges to the boards. Date is approximate. Minor wear to the binding, with a short, trifling tear at the edge of the rear free endpaper, some tanning to the first and last leaves (transfer from the paper of the endpapers), and a black ink rectangle to a small portion of the title page (effectively obscuring a single name). The first Tuck-published text with this title was issued about 1890, with 48 pages of letterpress text, and 12 chromolithographed illustrations by Frances Brundage. By th... View more info

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The Personal History of David Copperfield

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard: 1851

Seller ID: 39473

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 327 p., [8] leaves of plates pages; An early American edition of Dickens' David Copperfield, bound up from the parts issue for the original owner -- black morocco flat spine - paneled and lettered in gilt, over pebbled brown cloth with a decorative pattern stamped in blind. There is a signature in ink on the front paste-down endpaper and pencilled below is the notation "Uttica, N.Y." The blank front free endpaper is partly detaching along the upper portion of the gutter -- there is moderate foxing throughout, a few stains scattered through, along with minor marginal tears to a f... View more info

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

By: Dickens, Charles ; Arthur Rackham (illustrator)

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Philadelphia / London, J. B. Lippincott /Wm. Heinemann: (1915)

Seller ID: 42472

Condition: Very Good


xi, (1), 147 pages; Scattered foxing to endpapers and text pages, but plates are clean and bright (printed on treated paper), otherwise clean and secure in original dark red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine (faded) and front cover; front board bears the title and a row of three bells with ropes intertwined. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 12 full page colour plates with tissue guards and printed legends; illustrated endpapers, 18 black and white illustrations and line drawings. No date printed in the book, but about 1930 by paper and binding. Dickens classic Christmas ghost st... View more info

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Dickens's Children - Ten Drawings by Jessie Willcox Smith

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox ; Charles Dickens

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42071

Condition: Near Fine


Contents clean and tight in original pictorial green cloth binding with onlay illustration and gilt lettering. A very nice example of this book. Ten fabulous full page colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith, including Tiny Time, David Copperfield, Paul Dombey, Little Nell, Pip and Joe Gargery, Jenny Wren, Oliver and the Artful Dodger, Four Little Kenwigses, The Runaway Couple, and Little Em'ly. View more info