Original publisher's buff paper wrappers, printed in black
1853·New - York
by Dickens, Charles [1812 - 1870]
New - York: Stringer & Townsend, 1853. 1st edition thus (Edgar & Vail, p. 26; Gimbel B225). Original publisher's buff paper wrappers, printed in black. General edgewear, with some paper chipping along the spine & with a stain to the top right corner of the front wrapper. Period pos to top margin of front wrapper. Stab holes (3) along spine. Usual bit of foxing & staining. Withal, a VG copy of a scarce publication.. 47,  pp. Text double column. Last page blank. 8vo.
" 'The Poor Relation's Story', pp. 3 - 8, and 'The Child's Story', pp 8 - 10, are by Dickens and first appeared in the Christmas number of 'Household Words' for 1852." [Edgar & Vail]. (Inventory #: 30270)
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