A Child's History of England. Charles Dickens.
A Child's History of England
A Child's History of England
A Child's History of England
A Child's History of England

A Child's History of England

Bradbury and Evans, 1854. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dickens' English history for children covers 50 BC - 1689. According to Wikipedia, Dickens wrote in a letter to his friends that his intention in writing the book was to make sure his own children didn't embrace "any conservative or High Church notions". 6.25" x 5". Three complete volumes, all first edition, first states (1852, 1853, 1854). Rebound beautifully by Riviere & Son (~1880): full red morocco leather with ornate gilt design on spine and gilt borders on covers, five raised bands, T.E.G., marbled fore and bottom edges, marbled endpapers, original red wrappers and spine affixed to pages at the end of each volume. Pagination: Vol. 1: half title, frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, copyright, dedication, table of the reigns in volume I, [ix-xi] chronological table/table of contents to volume I, [1]-210, works by Mr. Charles Dickens, original front wrapper pastedown, original spine pastedown, original rear cover pastedown. Vol. 2: half title, frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, copyright, table of the reigns in volume II, [vii]-viii chronological table/table of contents to volume II, [1]-214, works by Mr. Charles Dickens, original front wrapper pastedown, original spine pastedown, original rear cover pastedown. Vol. 3: half title, frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, copyright, [v]-vi table of the reigns in volume III, [vii]-viii chronological table/table of contents to volume III, [1]-321, works by Mr. Charles Dickens, original front wrapper pastedown, original spine pastedown, original rear cover pastedown. Near Fine. Attractive ex-libris sticker to front endpaper of each volume (John Francis Neylan). Very minimal rubbing to head and tail of spine. Fine. Item #Dickens-24

Price: $900.00

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