19th October 13:28
FA: WORKS OF CHARLES ****ENS 6 Vol Set ca 1870/PF Collier ENDS TODAY 6/15
WORKS OF CHARLES ****ENS 6 Vol Set ca 1870/PF Collier
Current Bid: $24.99
Auction Ends: Jun-15-06 16:59:20 PDT
Up for auction is an illustrated 6 volume set published by P.F. Collier
(Collier's Unabridged Edition/New York) of The Works Of Charles ****ens
circa 1870 (first plate in 1st volume depicting ****ens is dated 1870).
Each book has green hardcovers with elaborate gold gilt on front/spine with
embossed characters from the ****ens' stories and contains several stories.
Overall the set is in good to very good condition with some peripheral wear,
shelf wear to edges/corners, interior page yellowing, edge fraying in spots,
gilt fading especially along the spines, etc. Volume 1 has a detached
frontis plate, Volume 3 has faint water or moisture damage to a few of the
top outside corner interior pages (not bad), & Volume 5 has a somewhat
cracked front hinge & 4 loose pages (579-583). Overall a fairly solid &
readable set. The books are:
(1) Volume 1 containing Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, & Our Mutual
Friend. Has 20 illustrations.
(2) Volume 2 containing Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, & Martin
Chuzzlewit. Has 20 illustrations.
(3) Volume 3 containing Nicholas Nickleby, Christmas Books, A Tale Of Two
Cities, & Dombey & Son. Has 24 illustrations.
(4) Volume 4 containing Old Curiosity Shop, Sketches By Boz, Hard Times, A
Message From The Sea, Master Humphrey's Clock, & Miscellaneous. Has 16
(5) Volume 5 containing The Pickwick Papers, Pictures From Italy, American
Notes, & Bleak House. Has 19 illustrations.
(6) Volume 6 containing The Uncommon Traveller, A Child's History Of
England, Barnaby Rudge, Miscallaneous, & The Mystery Of Edwin Drood. Has 21
The set weighs a total of 17 pounds. The international shipping rate quoted
below is for Canada only. Shipping to countries other than Canada can expect
Thanks for looking