Title:Chimes : A Goblin Story, or, Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a NewYear In. First Edition, First State.
Publisher:  Chapman and Hall, London, 1845,
Seller ID: 107695
DICKENS, Charles. The Chimes : A Goblin Story, or, Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, MDCCCXLV. FIRST EDITION, early issue (colon after London on title page; publisher's information in illustrated title page vignette). Pp. (8),-175,(1), frontispiece, illustrated title page. Illustrated. Small 8vo original pressed crimson cloth with gilt decoration and gilt lettering to front board andspine, all edges gilt. Gimbell, A86. Eckel, pp. 116-8. Top two inches of s pine nearly detached (but repairable, with horizontal split just above title and still attached at rear hinge), front inner hinge broken, rear inner hinge starting, June 1846 acquisition inscription to flyleaf, else good. 350.00