Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens
by Charles Dickens
Vol I and II of Martin Chuzzlewit, With 28 illustrations from Designs by Phiz and Cruikshank, In Two Volumes (Complete)
Additional Condition Note: Vol I is heavily worn along the spine with fraying/chipping to the cloth along the bottom.
Vol I and II of Sketches by "Boz", With 20 illustrations from Designs by George Cruikshank, In Two Volumes (Complete)
Vol I and II of Little Dorrit With 40 illustrations from Designs by Phiz and Cruikshank, In Two Volumes (Complete)
Vol I and II of Barnaby Rudge With 32 illustrations from Designs by George Cruikshank and H. K. Browne, In Two Volumes (Complete)
Additional Condition Note: Vol I is heavily worn along the spine with fraying/chipping to the head and tail. Signature of pages 146-161 is loose.
Vol I and II of A Tale of Two Cities With Beautiful illustrations from Original Designs by John McLenan, In Two Volumes (Complete)
Additional Condition Note: Both volumes have darkened spines. Vol II has some moisture stains to the binding and heavy wear along outer hinges. Cloth along the spine is cracked. Both volumes have a dark mold stain on the rear pastedowns. The text block and illustrations are in good shape.
Vol I and II of The Old Curiosity Shop With 32 illustrations from Designs by George Cruikshank and H. K. Browne, In Two Volumes (Complete)
Additional Condition Note: Vol II is missing the bottom band of the spine. Both books are chipped on the head/tail of the spine. The cloth is ripped on spine. Signature of pages 457-508 is loose on Vol II.
Charles Dicken's New Stories. Hard Times and Pictures from Italy (Complete)
Short Stories (Complete)
Publisher: T. B. Peterson
This set is in fair/acceptable condition. Hardcover. These antiquarian books have had a long and illustrious journey through time, and it shows. Please look at the pictures to ascertain the condition and state of this set. Read the description thoroughly for condition on individual volumes. If you have any questions, please reach out. Pebbled red cloth boards are worn along edges and corners with significant signs of shelf wear. Some volumes have significant chipping and fraying to the head/tail of the spines. Hinges holding. Binding cocked. The text block is in good shape with some foxing. Illustrations also have some foxing. Top edge gilt, some are faded. Rare and hard to find early Dickens volumes printed in Philadelphia. Collectible. 14 Volumes in all. 20lbs. Each book has a double frontispiece illustration and tissue guards and numerous illustrations throughout. -
--ABOUT THIS ITEM--
Introducing Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works of Charles Dickens! These rare and collectible books, printed in the 1840s in Philadelphia, is a treasure trove of literary history. Each volume is beautifully illustrated with original designs by Phiz, Cruikshank, and other renowned artists of the time. Among the titles included in this set are Martin Chuzzlewit, Sketches by "Boz," Little Dorrit, Barnaby Rudge, A Tale of Two Cities, The Old Curiosity Shop, as well as Charles Dicken's New Stories, Hard Times, and Pictures from Italy. The set is incomplete, but all of the stories included are themselves complete. 14 volumes in all. While the books have certainly seen some wear and tear over the years, their value lies in their historical significance and the fact that they are rare and hard to find. Each volume has its own unique condition notes, so please read the description thoroughly and examine the pictures to determine the state of each book. If you're a collector of rare books or a fan of Charles Dickens, Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition of the Complete Works is a must-have addition to your collection. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of literary history!
Item Dimensions: 7.5 inches x 5.5 inches