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CHRISTMAS STORIES by DICKENS, CHARLES - 1855

CHRISTMAS STORIES

by DICKENS, CHARLES

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London: Bradbury & Evans, 1855. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. FIVE VOLUMES, of which four are FIRST EDITIONS. The five famous Christmas stories uniformly bound in full red leather trimmed in gilt, raised bands trimmed and decorated in gilt. All edges trimmed in gilt. 'Carol' is the thirteenth edition. The four additional stories are all First Editions. The Chimes, published in 1845 by Chapman & Hall; The Battle of Life, published by Bradbury & Evans in 1846; The Cricket on The Hearth, published by Bradbury & Evans in 1846; and The Haunted Man, published by Bradbury & Evans in 1848. A copies are near fine with publishing dates at the base of the spine.

Five of Dickens' Christmas stories, all but one (Carol) a first edition.
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[MacDonald, George- First Edition in Original Cloth, FINE] Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men...

[MacDonald, George- First Edition in Original Cloth, FINE] Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women

by MacDonald, George

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London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1858. First edition. First edition. 8vo. 323pp. Original blind-stamped olive green cloth. The first edition of George MacDonald's first story to be published in book form. A fine copy in its original state, finely blind-stamped olive cloth with diamond shaped central blossoms and petal motif, elaborate borders on both covers, spine with gilt stamped leaf emblem and lettering, original yellow endpapers. MacDonald's faerie romance was aimed at an adult audience. The similarities between MacDonald and Lewis Carroll, who published Alice in Wonderland eight years later abound, culminating with Carroll asking MacDonald and his wife to read the draft of Alice. About as fine a copy as ever seen by this enduring and important classic. The copy of Sir Charles Oman (inscribed) ,noted military historian, and later, John Sparrow, English academic and book collector, both bookplates appear at front. In superb custom made chemise and green morocco-backed slipcase.
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1891. First Edition. Near Fine. 3 Volumes. First edition, first printing, first issue. Bound in contemporary half-leather binding over marbled paper covered boards, with all edges marbled and marbled endsheets; binder's stamp of Mudie to verso of front free endpaper. Near Fine with light rubbing to bindings, spines slightly sunned, foxing to pages and former owner name to front blank of each volume. A Victorian tripple-Decker in lovely contemporary binding. Although this novel initially received mixed reviews upon publication, it is now considered a major work of 19th-century literature.
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Early anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise
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by Jacob Haafner (1754-1809).

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Rage against missions: a landmark anti-colonialist treatise
Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé en Zoonen & J. van Walré, 1807.
4°. [4], X, [2], 27, [1 blank], 296 pp. With two engraved medallions on the first title-page.
First edition of a landmark Dutch anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise. This controversial and heavily criticized work marks a shift in thinking about the Western influence around the world. It is a rare work and here in excellent. Only a few copies are recorded in libraries outside The Netherlands.
At the end of November 1803, the Teyler's Religious Society in Haarlem organized a competition. A treatise was to be prepared on the question, "What service have missionaries done to the propagation of true Christianity in the past two centuries, and what fruit is there been to expected from the present active missionary societies in this regard?". On November 30, 1804, Haafner's manuscript of 195 pages arrived. This turned out to be the only entry, making it inevitable to crown him the… Read More
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Canti. Edizione corretta, e notabilmente accresciuta

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(mm 155x95); pp. 180, (1). Cartonatura editoriale originale (dorso abilmente restaurato). Nonostante qualche fioritura, bell'esemplare, completo dell'occhietto prima del frontespizio e con i margini intonsi.Last edition of the Canti published before the author's death. E' esemplata sull'edizione di Saverio Starita (Napoli 1835) e, come quest'ultima, ospita trentanove componimenti, numerati in numeri romani: ai ventitré dell'edizione Piatti del 1831 - All'Italia, Sopra il monumento di Dante che si preparava in Firenze, Ad Angelo Mai quand'ebbe trovato i libri di Cicerone della Repubblica, Nelle nozze della sorella Paolina, A un vincitore nel pallone, Bruto Minore, Alla Primavera, o delle favole antiche, Inno ai Patriarchi, o de' principii del genere umano, Ultimo canto di Saffo, Il primo amore, L'infinito, La sera del giorno festivo, Alla luna, Il sogno, La vita solitaria, Alla sua Donna, Al Conte Carlo Pepoli e, in prima edizione, Il Risorgimento, A Silvia, Le ricordanze, Canto notturno d'un pastore… Read More
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Master Humphrey's Clock (In 88 Weekly Parts)
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Master Humphrey's Clock (In 88 Weekly Parts)

by Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870)

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88 weekly parts with three frontispieces and numerous wood engravings in the text by George Cattermole, Hablot K. Browne and others. Quarto (10 1/2" x 7") bound in publisher's 88 original pictorial weekly parts in printed white self-wrappers, uncut, housed green cloth slipcase and chemise. ( Eckel, pp. 61-65; Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 161-182) First edition, first issue.
With preliminaries (frontispiece, title-page, and Preface) for the three volume edition present in numbers 26, 52, and 88; addresses by the author in parts 9, 80-83, and 87; a tipped in advertisement to pt. 62 for Chambers's Journal of Literature, Poetry, Biography, and Adventure. Each weekly part was issued as a single folded sheet of 16 pages, 4 of which formed the outer wrapper around 12 numbered pages of letterpress. "Of the four issues the weekly one is difficult to obtain in a clean condition and is therefore the costliest" (Eckel). All 88 parts include front wrappers with an engraved design by George Cattermole which was engraved… Read More
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[MacDonald, George- First Edition in Original Cloth, FINE] Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men...

[MacDonald, George- First Edition in Original Cloth, FINE] Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women

by MacDonald, George

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London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1858. First edition. First edition. 8vo. 323pp. Original blind-stamped olive green cloth. The first edition of George MacDonald's first story to be published in book form. A fine copy in its original state, finely blind-stamped olive cloth with diamond shaped central blossoms and petal motif, elaborate borders on both covers, spine with gilt stamped leaf emblem and lettering, original yellow endpapers. MacDonald's faerie romance was aimed at an adult audience. The similarities between MacDonald and Lewis Carroll, who published Alice in Wonderland eight years later abound, culminating with Carroll asking MacDonald and his wife to read the draft of Alice. About as fine a copy as ever seen by this enduring and important classic. The copy of Sir Charles Oman (inscribed) ,noted military historian, and later, John Sparrow, English academic and book collector, both bookplates appear at front. In superb custom made chemise and green morocco-backed slipcase.
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles
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London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1891. First Edition. Near Fine. 3 Volumes. First edition, first printing, first issue. Bound in contemporary half-leather binding over marbled paper covered boards, with all edges marbled and marbled endsheets; binder's stamp of Mudie to verso of front free endpaper. Near Fine with light rubbing to bindings, spines slightly sunned, foxing to pages and former owner name to front blank of each volume. A Victorian tripple-Decker in lovely contemporary binding. Although this novel initially received mixed reviews upon publication, it is now considered a major work of 19th-century literature.
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Early anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise
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by Jacob Haafner (1754-1809).

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Rage against missions: a landmark anti-colonialist treatise
Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé en Zoonen & J. van Walré, 1807.
4°. [4], X, [2], 27, [1 blank], 296 pp. With two engraved medallions on the first title-page.
First edition of a landmark Dutch anti-colonialist and anti-missionary treatise. This controversial and heavily criticized work marks a shift in thinking about the Western influence around the world. It is a rare work and here in excellent. Only a few copies are recorded in libraries outside The Netherlands.
At the end of November 1803, the Teyler's Religious Society in Haarlem organized a competition. A treatise was to be prepared on the question, "What service have missionaries done to the propagation of true Christianity in the past two centuries, and what fruit is there been to expected from the present active missionary societies in this regard?". On November 30, 1804, Haafner's manuscript of 195 pages arrived. This turned out to be the only entry, making it inevitable to crown him the… Read More
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Canti. Edizione corretta, e notabilmente accresciuta

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(mm 155x95); pp. 180, (1). Cartonatura editoriale originale (dorso abilmente restaurato). Nonostante qualche fioritura, bell'esemplare, completo dell'occhietto prima del frontespizio e con i margini intonsi.Last edition of the Canti published before the author's death. E' esemplata sull'edizione di Saverio Starita (Napoli 1835) e, come quest'ultima, ospita trentanove componimenti, numerati in numeri romani: ai ventitré dell'edizione Piatti del 1831 - All'Italia, Sopra il monumento di Dante che si preparava in Firenze, Ad Angelo Mai quand'ebbe trovato i libri di Cicerone della Repubblica, Nelle nozze della sorella Paolina, A un vincitore nel pallone, Bruto Minore, Alla Primavera, o delle favole antiche, Inno ai Patriarchi, o de' principii del genere umano, Ultimo canto di Saffo, Il primo amore, L'infinito, La sera del giorno festivo, Alla luna, Il sogno, La vita solitaria, Alla sua Donna, Al Conte Carlo Pepoli e, in prima edizione, Il Risorgimento, A Silvia, Le ricordanze, Canto notturno d'un pastore… Read More
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Master Humphrey's Clock (In 88 Weekly Parts)
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Master Humphrey's Clock (In 88 Weekly Parts)

by Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870)

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88 weekly parts with three frontispieces and numerous wood engravings in the text by George Cattermole, Hablot K. Browne and others. Quarto (10 1/2" x 7") bound in publisher's 88 original pictorial weekly parts in printed white self-wrappers, uncut, housed green cloth slipcase and chemise. ( Eckel, pp. 61-65; Hatton & Cleaver, pp. 161-182) First edition, first issue.
With preliminaries (frontispiece, title-page, and Preface) for the three volume edition present in numbers 26, 52, and 88; addresses by the author in parts 9, 80-83, and 87; a tipped in advertisement to pt. 62 for Chambers's Journal of Literature, Poetry, Biography, and Adventure. Each weekly part was issued as a single folded sheet of 16 pages, 4 of which formed the outer wrapper around 12 numbered pages of letterpress. "Of the four issues the weekly one is difficult to obtain in a clean condition and is therefore the costliest" (Eckel). All 88 parts include front wrappers with an engraved design by George Cattermole which was engraved… Read More
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Christmas Books

by Charles Dickens

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Nelson Doubleday, 1890. Hardcover. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Christmas Books

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Nelson Doubleday, 1890. Hardcover. Good. Missing dust jacket; Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Christmas Books

Christmas Books

by Charles Dickens

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Christmas Books

Christmas Books

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Christmas Books

Christmas Books

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Christmas Books
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Christmas Books

by Dickens, Charles

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Christmas Books

Christmas Books

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The Christmas Books: Volume 1: A Christmas Carol and The Chimes (Penguin English Library)

The Christmas Books: Volume 1: A Christmas Carol and The Chimes (Penguin English Library)

by Dickens, Charles

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The Christmas Books: Volume 1: A Christmas Carol and The Chimes (Penguin English Library)

The Christmas Books: Volume 1: A Christmas Carol and The Chimes (Penguin English Library)

by Dickens, Charles

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Red Pottage
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Red Pottage

by Cholmondeley, Mary

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Red Pottage. By Mary Cholmondeley. Copyright 1899, Harper & Brothers First Edition. 375 pages plus adverts. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Plot Summary: "Red Pottage follows a period in the lives of two friends, Rachel West and Hester Gresley. Rachel is a wealthy heiress who falls in love with the weak-willed Hugh Scarlett after he has broken off an affair with Lady Newhaven (which he does not originally realize has been discovered by her husband)." Book title is taken from the Bible story of Esau.
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Shoemakers Best Selections Number 5 For Readings and Recitations
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by Shoemaker, J. W

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Rare original poetry book with cloth covered boards, copyright 1880 by J. W. Shoemaker & Co. This edition published in 1906 by the Penn Publishing company, Philadelphia. From the estate of my great-great grandfather.Includes many unique poems and recitations such as "To a skull", "Uncle Daniel's Introduction to a Mississippi Steamer", "The Leak in the Dyke", etc. More well-known poetry includes "Song of Birds", "Old Ironsides", and "Bannock Burn" by Robbie Burns. Light rubbing and bumps to outside spine edges. Back cover and interior cloth covered board has a stain at top. Original owner's name and address from 1908, but no other writing or marks. First 2 pages have a stain at top, but text of 192 pages of poetry and recitations is totally clean with light tanning of pages.
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Barnaby Rudge and Hard Times (in Two Volumes)
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by Charles Dickens

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. Book. Illus. by H. K. Browne / G. Cattermole / F. Walker. Very Good +. Cloth. First Edition Thus. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Two-volume complete set. First American edition, first printing, of Vols. IX and X of the original 27-volume deluxe illustrated Library Edition of The Works of Charles Dickens, with title pages dated 1867. Statement from Charles Dickens on copyright page authorizing this edition dated April, 1867. With illustrations by H. K. Browne and G. Cattermole in Barnaby Rudge and F. Walker in Hard Times on 36 engraved glossy plates, including frontispieces, protected with tissue (all of the illustrations that appeared in the first edition). Publisher's original dark-green cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling on the spine and blindstamped decorations on both covers. "Library Edition" appears in gilt at bottom edge of spine with no volume number. Brown smooth-coated endpapers. xi + 475 and vii + 471 text pages.… Read More
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Dombey and Son (in Two Volumes)
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Boston: Fields, Osgood and Co., 1869. Book. Illus. by H. K. Browne. Near Fine. Cloth. First Edition Thus. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Two-volume complete set. First American edition, second issue, with title pages dated 1869 (first published in 1868 by Ticknor and Fields, which became Fields, Osgood and Co. in 1869). Vols. XIII and XIV of the original 27-volume deluxe illustrated Library Edition of The Works of Charles Dickens.Statement from Charles Dickens on copyright page authorizing this edition dated April, 1867. With illustrations by H. K. Browne on 38 engraved glossy plates, including frontispieces, protected with tissue (all the illustrations that appeared in the 1848 first edition). Publisher's original dark-green cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling on the spine and blindstamped decorations on both covers. "Library Edition" appears in gilt at bottom edge of spine with no volume number. Brown smooth-coated endpapers. ix + 454 and ix + 459 text pages.… Read More
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The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (in Two Volumes)
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by Charles Dickens

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition Thus. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Two-volume complete set. First American edition of Vols. V and VI of the original 27-volume deluxe illustrated Library Edition of The Works of Charles Dickens, with title pages dated 1868. Statement from Charles Dickens on copyright page authorizing this edition dated April, 1867. With illustrations on 40 engraved glossy plates, including frontispieces, protected with tissue (all of the illustrations that appeared in the first edition). Publisher's original dark-green cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling on the spine and blindstamped decorations on both covers. "Library Edition" appears in gilt at bottom edge of spine with no volume number. Brown smooth-coated endpapers. xvi + 436 and x + 433 text pages. Single-column text. Printed by Virtue and Co., London. Vol. I is NEAR FINE and Vol. II is VERY GOOD. Vol. I is in excellent condition but Vol. II is cracked… Read More
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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (in Two Volumes)
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by Charles Dickens

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1868. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. First Edition Thus. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Two-volume complete set. First American edition of Vols. XIII and XIV of the original 27-volume deluxe illustrated Library Edition of The Works of Charles Dickens, with title pages dated 1868. Statement from Charles Dickens on copyright page authorizing this edition dated April, 1867. With illustrations on 39 engraved glossy plates, including frontispieces, protected with tissue (all of the illustrations that appeared in the first edition). Publisher's original dark-green cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling on the spine and blindstamped decorations on both covers. "Library Edition" appears in gilt at bottom edge of spine with no volume number. Brown smooth-coated endpapers. xviii + 435 and x + 430 text pages. Single-column text. Printed by Virtue and Co., London. Both volumes are in VERY GOOD + condition. Both volumes have bright, clean exteriors with… Read More
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Oregon; Or, a Short History of a Long Journey

Oregon; Or, a Short History of a Long Journey: Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River

by John B. Wyeth

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Limited Edition
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YE Gallon Press, 1970. Limited Edition. #499/605. VG. Interior is tight, clean, and free of ownership marks except for one penciled notation on the flyleaf. Cloth boards show shelf and handling wear with light soiling, edge, corner, and spine wear. Overall a solid copy showing minimal signs of use. Photo is of the copy we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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A Frivolous Distinction
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A Frivolous Distinction: Fashion and Needlework in the Works of Jane Austen

by Byrde. Penelope

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1st
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Tight, bright, clean and square. Faint sticker shadow on back cover. 42 pages of text including "A Brief Guide to Textile terms", "references to the novels and letters", and a bibliography. Plus 16 full page illustrations. 5.75x8.25x.25". Inspired by the 1975 celebrations held at Steventon, Chawton and Bath - some of the places connected to the novelist's life - which included displays of costume, needlework and needlework tools, at the Bi-Centenary of Jan Austen's birth.
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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

by Verne, Jules

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Book Club Edition
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Jules Verne: Jules A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth 1959 Dodd, Mead Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Special introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. USED. VG/G original red, black and white Jean Morton dust jacket. Spine of jacket is skinned by price label removal. Beige boards, red topstain, 226 pages, binding is tight. Plot summary:" In Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a geology professor, Otto Lindenbrock, and his nephew Axel discover and decode an ancient document that purports to show that a dormant volcano holds a secret entrance to a series of caverns leading to a subterranean world at the earth's center. In the name of scientific discovery, they follow the instructions and undertake a hazardous journey deep within the earth..."
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The Novels of Victor Hugo
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The Novels of Victor Hugo

by Victor Hugo

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Valjean Edition
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New York and London: The Co-operative Publication Society . Valjean Edition.



The Valjean Edition of the Novels of Victor Hugo (7 of 9 Volumes) by Victor Hugo












The Valjean Edition. 3/4 leather bindings with marbled boards. Spines have chips and some are loose – very fragile. Covers also have chips, bumps, and edge wear. Interior of books have frontispieces with printed tissue guards.
Pages in all of the volumes are waved or cockled. Previous owner's name is in front of books.
Poor condition that will need expert book restoration.
Volumes include
Les Miserables IIIBy Order of the KingHistory of a Crime Ninety-ThreeHans of IcelandNotre Dame deParisToilers of the Sea
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