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'Pears' Edition of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books.

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[Comprising] A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Haunted Man; The Battle of Life; The Cricket on the Hearth.

'Pears' Edition of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books.

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[Comprising] A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Haunted Man; The Battle of Life; The Cricket on the Hearth.

Stock Code 112540

London, A. & F Pears Ltd, [1912]

A complete set of this delightful edition of Dickens' Christmas classics, published by the world renowned soap manufacturer.

First editions thus; 5 vols, 4to (210 x 160 mm); with an Introduction to each by Clement Shorter, the first four titles each illustrated with 30 illustrations by Charles Green, the last with 22 by L. Rossi, internally fine; publisher's cloth covered boards in red, blue, dark green, tan and light green, uniform panelling in black to each upper cover, with fielded cameo of 'Bubbles', the Pears' soap boy, gilt lettering, to spines as well, Heraldic pastedowns front and rear, repeated collection title to upper free endpapers, these lightly spotted, unlike the text block, which are of superior clay paper, spines and corners lightly bumped, fading to spine and boards of first title, otherwise very good and still very bright; 139, [1]; 147, [1]; 160; 144; 140 pp.

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Shapero Rare Books is an internationally renowned dealer in antiquarian & rare books and works on paper.

Our Bookshop and Gallery can be found in the heart of Mayfair at 106 New Bond Street, where most of our stock is available to view and on public display.

We exhibit at major international art fairs, including TEFAF (Maastricht and New York), Frieze Masters, Art Miami and Masterpiece London, as well as antiquarian & rare book fairs including New York, Paris, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Hong Kong.

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'Pears' Edition of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books.

DICKENS, Charles.

Stock code: 112540

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