Hard Times. For These Times. Charles Dickens.

Hard Times. For These Times

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854. First edition. Hardcover. 352 pages. 19.5 x 13 cm. First edition in book form in the first binding. With Smith's points on pp.60 and 265 but lacking the others. Dickens's tenth novel, serialized in Household Words in 1854, and one of two by him without illustrations, the other being Great Expectations. ECKEL P.131, GIMBEL A136. SADLEIR 689. SMITH 1:11. Half title, later printed paper backstrip label, hinges reinforced, bookplate front cover pastedown. Orig. publisher's green moire sides over later boards with decorations in blind. Near fine. Item #22617

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