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THE CHIMES by  CHARLES DICKENS - First Thomson Edition - 1913 - from Glenn Books (SKU: 000827)

THE CHIMES

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THE CHIMES

by DICKENS, CHARLES

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Almost No Wear/No Jacket
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About This Item

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.

Synopsis

A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang An Old Year Out and A New Year In.

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Details

Bookseller
Glenn Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000827
Title
THE CHIMES
Author
DICKENS, CHARLES
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Almost No Wear
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Thomson Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hodder and Stoughton
Place of Publication
London and New York
Date published
1913
Keywords
Christmas, Binding, Hugh Thomson
Size
Octavo

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About Glenn Books

We are an antiquarian bookshop established in 1933. We are members of ABAA and ILAB.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]

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