DICKENS'S CHILDREN. TEN DRAWINGS BY JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH

(New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1912).

TRUE FIRST EDITION IN VERY PLEASING CONDITION. WITH MARVELOUS COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS BY JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH. Each painting depicts a passage from one of the great works of Charles Dickens. We find: Tiny Tim and Bob Cratchit on Christmas Day (A Christmas Carol), Oliver's First Meeting With the Artful Dodger (Oliver Twist), Pip and Joe Gargery (Great Expectations), and many more. An enticing collection of quotes and illustrations for lovers of Dickens and Jessie Willcox Smith both. Item #29255

Scarce First Edition. With 10 full page colour illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. 4to, publisher's original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper cover and with a colour circular paste-down from a painting by Jessie Willcox Smith. [47] pp. An especially handsome and pleasing copy with the cover gilt and decorations still fresh, just a touch of wear to the tips, the interior is very well-preserved, the colour paintings all bright and clean.

Price: $100.00