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“THE BIBLE OF CHRISTMAS”

DICKENS, Charles. The Christmas Books. London, 1843-48. Together, five volumes.

First editions of all five of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books—chief among them a first issue of his immortal Christmas Carol, the veritable "Bible of Christmas"—illustrated with 63 engravings, four in color, by Leech, Maclise, Stanfield, Doyle and Landseer, all books in the original gilt-decorated cloth. A lovely set. $28,000.

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“THE BIBLE OF CHRISTMAS”

DICKENS, Charles. Christmas Books. London, 1843-48. Together, five volumes.

First editions of all five of Charles Dickens’ Christmas Books— chief among them a first issue of his immortal Christmas Carol, the veritable “Bible of Christmas”— illustrated with 63 engravings altogether, four in color, by Leech, Maclise, Stanfield, Doyle and Landseer. A lovely set. $12,000.

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WONDERFUL LARGE DELUXE ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF DICKENS’ WORKS

DICKENS, Charles. Works. London, 1881-82. Thirty volumes.

“Edition de Luxe” of the works of Charles Dickens, number 3 of only 1000 copies, lavishly illustrated with close to 800 mounted engravings on India paper, handsomely bound by Baker & Son. $9800.

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“IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES, IT WAS THE WORST OF TIMES”

DICKENS, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. London, 1859.

First edition, first issue, bound from parts, of Dickens' second historical novel, one of his most enduring works—a powerful tale of self-sacrifice and rebirth amid the turmoil of the French Revolution—handsomely bound in full calf-gilt by Morrell. $9200.

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HANDSOME SET OF DICKENS’ WORKS ILLUSTRATED FROM THE ORIGINAL ENGRAVINGS

DICKENS, Charles. Works. London, 1897-99. Thirty-six volumes.

The Gadshill Edition of Dickens Works, illustrated with full-page steel-engraved plates from the original illustrations by various artists including Cruikshank, Phiz, Graves, and Tenniel, handsomely bound by Stikeman. $5800.

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“HUMAN LIFE… SOMEHOW LARGER AND BRIGHTER THAN THE REALITY”

DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London, 1838-1839. Twenty parts in nineteen.

First edition, mixed issue, in original parts of one of Dickens’ most popular works, illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne (“Phiz”). $5500.

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"NEVER WAS A BOOK RECEIVED WITH MORE RAPTUROUS ENTHUSIASM THAN THAT WHICH GREETED THE PICKWICK PAPERS"

DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, 1837. First edition, first issue of one of Dickens' greatest works, with 43 illustrations by Seymour, Buss and Phiz, beautifully bound by Bayntun. $4800.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION OF THE PICKWICK PAPERS

DICKENS, Charles. Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, 1836-37.

First book edition, mixed first and early issue, of one of Dickens’ greatest works, with 43 illustrations by Seymour and Phiz, extra-illustrated with a complete suite of 32 engraved plates, most by Thomas Onwyn (who has signed many of the plates as "Sam Weller"), handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Zaehnsdorf. $4200.

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"WHETHER I SHALL TURN OUT TO BE THE HERO OF MY OWN LIFE…"

DICKENS, Charles. The Personal History of David Copperfield. London, 1850.

First edition, first issue in book form, of Dickens' "most popular success," with 40 etchings by Hablôt Knight Browne ("Phiz"), including frontispiece, vignette title page and the second of Browne's famous "dark plates." $3000.

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“A DEATHLESS NICHE IN THE TEMPLE OF FAME”

DICKENS, Charles. Works. London and New York, 1903-07. Twenty-two volumes bound in twenty. “The Fireside Dickens,” a complete set of Dickens’ perennially popular and beloved novels and stories— including such incomparable classics as The Pickwick Papers, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol— illustrated with engravings by Cruikshank, “Phiz,” and others, handsomely bound by Morrell. $2500.

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“HIS SINGLE MOST FEROCIOUS ONSLAUGHT AGAINST ENGLAND”

DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London, 1857.

First edition, first issue, bound from parts, of one of Dickens’ most outspoken and outstanding novels, with 40 illustrations by Hablôt Knight Brown (“Phiz”), including frontispiece and vignette title page. $2000.

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“HIS SINGLE MOST FEROCIOUS ONSLAUGHT AGAINST ENGLAND”

DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London, 1857.

First edition in book form, first issue, of one of Dickens’ most outspoken and outstanding novels, with 40 illustrations by Hablôt Knight Brown (“Phiz”), including frontispiece and vignette title page. $1750.

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“A CONCORD OF AFFECTION AND BROTHERHOOD”

DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey"s Clock. London, 1840-41. Three volumes.

First edition, bound from parts, with frontispiece plates in each volume and almost 200 in-text illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Knight Browne (“Phiz”), quite handsomely bound by Frost. $1700.

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“A CONCORD OF AFFECTION AND BROTHERHOOD”

DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey's Clock. London, 1840-41. Three volumes.

First edition in book form, with frontispieces and almost 200 in-text illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Knight Browne (“Phiz”). Includes The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge. $1700.

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“LARGER AND BRIGHTER THAN THE REALITY”

DICKENS, Charles. Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London, 1839.

Early edition of one of Dickens' most popular novels, illustrated with 39 etchings by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz") and the steel-engraved frontispiece portrait after the painting by Daniel Maclise, handsomely bound by Riviere & Son. $1500.

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CRUIKSHANK’S ILLUSTRATIONS FOR DICKENS’ JOSEPH GRIMALDI

(CRUIKSHANK, George) [DICKENS, Charles]. Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. London, 1846. Two volumes in one.

Second English edition of Dickens’ engaging account of “what [clowns] did with themselves out of pantomime, and off the stage,” with hand-colored frontispiece portrait of Grimaldi by Harris after DeWilde, a second frontispiece portrait by Greatbatch after Raven, and 12 full-page etchings by Cruikshank. $450.

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