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All the Year Round 1859-1860 + Christmas Edition: A Tale of Two Cities; The Haunted House

Charles Dickens; Wilkie Collins et al.

All the Year Round; Charles Dickens 1859

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

The First and second collected volumes of Dickens' self published journal which contains, in serialized form, the first appearance of A Tale of Two Cities. In addition to numerous short stories, poems and articles, volume II also contains the first half of Wilkie Collins' The Woman in White. Appended to Vol. II are two more issues which contain the first eight essays of Dickens' The Uncommercial Traveller plus the extra Christmas edition of 1859, which features The Haunted House. With contents pages. Vol. I: parts 1-26, Vol. II: 27 - 50. Half leather, non-uniform bindings. 8vo. 624 + 568 + 72 + 48pp. Gilt titles faded on both volumes. Rubbing to leather, cracking to joints, with slight loss to top of spine on Vol. II. Various nicks and marking to covers. Tanning to page edges. Foxing to front matter of vol. II. Otherwise contents clean and bindings sound. A solid set. Good overall.

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