CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND

(Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1898).

FIRST EDITION WITH THESE ILLUSTRATIONS. From the Roman conquest to the reign of William and Mary, 1688, and then to 1837. ‘The germ of this book was in the mind of Dickens nearly ten years before the idea was perfected. In 1843 he wrote to Douglas Jerrold concerning it but no immediate result followed. In style, subject and composition it was different from anything he had attempted.’
Scarce and excellent, this work by tone of the world's most revered authors is one of Dickens' great contributions to the English people. Item #70156

First Edition with Illustrations from Photographs by Clifton Johnson. Illustrated with a great number of full-page photographs throughout, all providing a grand tour of England and connection with Dickens' historical writing. 8vo, publisher's original green cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, the cover pictorially decorated in red and black within a multi-ruled frame in black, top edge gilt. xv, 400 pp. A fine copy, bright, clean and very well preserved, the binding, text-block and photographs all in fine order.

Price: $50.00