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Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man

Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man
Dickens The Battle of Life and Haunted man

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DICKENS. (2). FIRST EDITIONS. DICKENS, CHARLES. The Battle of Life. A Love Story. London (Bradbury and Evans) 1846.

Small 8:o (about 165x105 mm.). (8), (3), 4-175, (1), (2, advertisements) pp. Engraved frontispiece and vignette titlepage, 12 illustrations in text.
Original red cloth, worn, stamped in blind, upper board with a gold decoration of two cherubs about to battle while mounted on wasps above a decorative spray, title and author in gilt, some cracks in the joints, loose in upper hinge, crack in lower hinge, gilt spine, damages at head and foot, all edges gilt.

Hatton and Cleaver pp. 121-123, Smith II:8.
Vignette titlepage in 4th state. The fourth Christmas book. +

DICKENS. FIRST EDITIONS. DICKENS, CHARLES. The Haunted Man and the Ghost´s Bargain. A fancy for Christmas-Time. London (Bradbury and Evans) 1848.

8:o (about 165x104 mm.). (8), (1)-188 pp. Engraved frontispiece and vignette titlepage (some minor foxing), 15 illustrations in text.

Original red cloth, worn, stamped in blind, upper board with a gold decoration of a Christmas wreath and title and author in gilt, cracks in the joints, some cracks in the hinges, gilt spine, damages at head and foot, all edges gilt. 2 volumes.

Hatton and Cleaver pp. 124-125, Smith II:9.
The 5th and last of the Christmas books.

Provenance: Sten Ringselle (1949-2017), Swedish antiquarian bookdealer who in 1992 opened his shop Antiquaria in Gothenburg.



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Auktionsnummer:

556950

Datum:

2018-09-04