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1846 The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens First Edition
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Item specifics

Format:

Hardback

Date of Publication:

1800-1849

Language:

English

Fiction Subject:

Classic Literature

Condition:

Used


 

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The Cricket on the Hearth

A Fairy Tale of Home

By Charles Dickens

1846 - London - Bradbury and Evans

6.5" by 4"; 174pp.

 
 
 

 

 

DETAILS

A first edition, first state of the novella The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens.

With illustrations by Daniel Maclise, John Leech, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield and Edwin Henry Landseer.

It is subdivided into chapters called "Chirps", similar to the "Quarters" of The Chimes or the "Staves" of A Christmas Carol. It is the third of Dickens's five Christmas books, preceded by A Christmas Carol (1843) and The Chimes (1844), and followed by The Battle of Life (1846) and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain (1848).

CONDITION

In a red cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine and gilt embellishment to the front board. Externally, worn. There is some bumping to the top and tail of the spine. Spine is also cocked. Backstrip is lifting. There is some staining to the boards. Joints are tender but still reasonably firm. Internally, binding is loosening in places. Front hinge is weak. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

 


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