5 volume set of these exqusite miniatures, all in excellent condition, first editions thus - all dated 1904 to the letterpress title pages; bound in the Publisher's "deluxe" full red morocco bindings with gilt lettering. Each volume with 8 plates including engraved frontispiece and title page (with the exception of A Christmas Carol, which was issued with 5). . All edges gilt over red, marbled end papers, rounded corners. Bindings very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, minimal marks. A fine set. Size: 64mo (38 x 53mm). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol. The ...
Publisher: Henry Frowde
Publication Date: 1904
Binding: Full Leather
Book Condition: Fine.
Edition: Miniature Edition.
Book Description Henry Frowde (London) 1904 First editions thus., 1904. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 350, 368, 390, 368 & 410 pages. Each volume illustrated with 8 plates (except A Christmas Carol which was issued with 7). A wonderful set of miniature 1 1/2" x 2 3/8" books that weighs only 50 grams! This is a complete set of the miniature Dickens' CHRISTMAS STORIES in the suede binding, one of several different bindings issued in 1904. Louis W. Bondy, Miniature Books pages 118-119. Bound in full tan suede leather with yapp edges, gilt titles on spine, green marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. The Oxford India Paper edition. UNCOMMON as a complete set all with 1904 dates. CONDITION: Previous owner's gift inscription dated 1907 in the first book, spines of last two titles are lighter in color than other three, some dogeared corners straightened out, o/w a decent Very Good set. #006811 Price: $300.00 (Please e-mail to confirm availability and correct postage before ordering.). Bookseller Inventory # 006811