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THE CHIMES by  CHARLES DICKENS - First Thomson Edition - 1913 - from Glenn Books and Biblio.com

THE CHIMES

by DICKENS, CHARLES

Condition: Almost No Wear/No Jacket


London and New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Elaborate gilt pictorial cover. Spine slightly sunned. Free edges a bit foxed, as is generally noted. Seven mounted color plates illustrated by HUGH THOMSON. An altogether enchanting book with a striking cover. Also issued in a blue binding with the same cover designs. See Spielmann 57. 138pp.. First Thomson Edition. Bright Crimson Cloth.. Almost No Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.
  • Bookseller: Glenn Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000827
  • Title: THE CHIMES
  • Author: DICKENS, CHARLES
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Almost No Wear
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Thomson Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Place: London and New York
  • Date published: 1913
  • Keywords: Christmas, Binding, Hugh Thomson
  • Size: Octavo


Book summary

A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang An Old Year Out and A New Year In.

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