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London and New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Elaborate gilt pictorial cover. Spine slightly sunned. Free edges a bit foxed, as is generally noted. Seven mounted color plates illustrated by HUGH THOMSON. An altogether enchanting book with a striking cover. Also issued in a blue binding with the same cover designs. See Spielmann 57. 138pp.. First Thomson Edition. Bright Crimson Cloth.. Almost No Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.
A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang An Old Year Out and A New Year In.
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- Glenn Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- THE CHIMES
- DICKENS, CHARLES
- Book condition
- Used - Almost No Wear
- Jacket condition
- No Jacket
- First Thomson Edition
- Hodder and Stoughton
- Place of Publication
- London and New York
- Date published
- Christmas, Binding, Hugh Thomson
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