SELECTIONS FROM HOUSEHOLD WORDS, CONDUCTED BY CHARLES DICKENS
Price: 495.00 USD
(New York and London: various publishers, 1850-51), A very fine collection of the Dickens selections, and a great example of the lovely work done by the Rowfant bindery. Household Words was an English weekly magazine edited by Charles Dickens in the 1850s. It took its name from the line in Shakespeare's Henry V: "Familiar in his mouth as household words." 2 volumes. Comprising numbers 180 to 196 in the first volume, and numbers 27 to 52 in the second. 8vo, in a handsome binding of three-quarter dark green morocco and marbled boards by the Rowfant bindery, the panels with elaborate tools featuring scroll work and pointille decoration, gilt lettered in two panels, t.e.g. [iv], 444; iv, 620. Some foxing to contents. The bindings are in fine condition.
- By This Author: Dickens, Charles
- By This Publisher: (New York and London: various publishers, 1850-51)