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A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND

A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND

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A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND

by DICKENS, CHARLES

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London: Bradbury & Evans, 1852. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. pp: [ix]x-xii[1]2-210 [1]; [vii]viii [1]2-214 [1]; [v]vi-vii[1]2-321 [1]. FIRST EDITION. THREE volumes uniformly bound in red half leather over marbled boards, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers, frontispiece illustrations by F.W. Topham. The first appearance of this book was in 'Household Words' from December, 1852. A very good set with darkening to the spines of all three volumes. The original ribbon markers are present but none are still attached.

A history of England written by Dickens for his children.

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Bookseller
MAPLE RIDGE BOOKS CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
005021
Title
A CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND
Author
DICKENS, CHARLES
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Bradbury & Evans
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1852
Size
16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall
Weight
2.09 lbs
Keywords
children's books, stories, Dickens, Leather Binding, Nursery History, Household Words, Serialized, Triple Decker, Druids, F.W. Topham, Thomas Keightley, History of England, David Hume, History of Great Britain,
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LITERATURE;
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May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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Marbled boards
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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
First Edition
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Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...

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