The Chimes:. A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In [Fine Binding].
London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First State, First Edition/Fine Binding. Hardcover. Illustrated by Richard Doyle, John Leech, Daniel Maclise, and Clarkson Stanfield. First state of the vignette title page and scarce as such. (Smith II pp 30-36; Gimbel A86; Carr B386). Overall, a very handsome copy of this classic, noted repair at title page notwithstanding. Very Good. Minor shelf/edge wear, professionally repaired flaw at the title page, rebound (signed binding by Canape), discrete owner's plate at front paste-down, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full blue leather binding, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece, aeg. 12mo. 175pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #5948