The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home. Charles Dickens.

The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. 1st. Decorative Cloth. The 1846 1st edition, 2nd state (including "New Edition of Oliver Twist", followed by 3 lines in italics, at the rear). Well-preserved and VG in its red cloth, with bright gilt-design and lettering at the front panel and bright, decorative gilt-flourishes and lettering along the spine. Very light soiling at the panels and mild darkening to the spine. Internally very clean, with the lightest soiling at the endapers and the slightest hint of limited spotting. 16mo, 174 pgs., all edges gilt. The book is wrapped in a custom-made linen dustjacket (with leather spine labels) and, beyond that, is housed in a custom-made slipcase. Collectible; Very Good. Item #7350

Price: $750.00

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