The Cricket on the Hearth. [Being the facsimile of the Manuscript]. Charles DICKENS.

The Cricket on the Hearth. [Being the facsimile of the Manuscript].

Guildford: Genesis Publications Ltd., 1981. 4to. Limited Edition, No.32 of 250. Signed by Monica Dickens, Charles Dickens's great granddaughter. Publisher's red full leatherette with gilt titles to spine, blind tooled decorative panelling to upper with gilt stamped decoration to centre; marbled end papers; all edges gilt. In its publisher's original red cloth slicase with colour plate illustration pasted down to centre of upper with gilt corner pieces. A fine copy. This is the third of Dickens's five Christmas books, described by the author as 'quiet and domestic', 'innocent and pretty'. Includes: Introduction, A Note on the Manuscript and The Manuscript in Facsimile. Item #35125

Price: £195.00

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