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The Chimes

The Chimes

by Charles Dickens (1905)

Description: Deluxe edition bound in vellum with lovely decorative gilt to spine and front board, showing holly, ivy and cherubs in an Art Nouveau style. Top edge also gilded. 8 colored plates. First published in 1844, The Chimes was the second of Dicken's famous Christmas Books.. Published by J.M. Dent & Co. 1905 Good Condition. Slightly bowed. Ownership inscription dated 20th March 1906 to front endpaper. In our Flagship store.

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    • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
    • Fine/Like New (F): Book may have been read. Looks new and has no defects. May show remainder marks. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Near Fine (NF): Clean, with no defects, but may show slight wear at edges of book or dust jacket. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Very Good (VG): Shows signs of wear. May have minor defects: clipped or chipped dust jacket; owner’s inscription; remainder mark; minor foxing or bumping. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. May have any of the defects above to a greater degree, including highlighting, library markings, or loose bindings. Rare and collectible books may have cocked spine, cracked hinges, water stains; torn or repaired dust jacket. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Fair (FR): May be very worn, soiled, torn, or barely holding together. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Poor (P): May have extensive damage from moisture or insects; detached boards; parts may be missing; marginally salable unless very unusual. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
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  • Date: 1905
  • Listing Date: 11/16/2016
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