THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home (Bibliographer Walter E. Smith's copy)
THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home (Bibliographer Walter E. Smith's copy)

THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. A Fairy Tale of Home (Bibliographer Walter E. Smith's copy)

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846. Hard Cover. 12mo. Very Good. Item #08296

First state with "New Edition" ad at rear. Bound in original red cloth decorated in gilt. Dicken's bibliographer Walter E. Smith's copy with his signature on ffep. This book was used to illustrate "Original Cloth Binding of The Cricket on the Hearth" in the bibliography "Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth Part II" page 37. Cover edge wear, stain covers affecting endpapers. Short closed tear at spine. Previous owner insccription dated 1846 on verso of engraved frontispiece. 174 pp. + ads.

Price: $400.00

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