Fair. No dust jacket. Hardcover; Fair condition; (shelf G133); Printed Text is Good but approx. 25 of 236 pages have a crease down the middle; book has no DJ; some fraying to edges; some tanning to cover; "An outstanding biography of the author Charles Dickens and his works"; 236p;
Good+ Good DJ. 12mo = 7-9" 236 pp. Beige hard covers with red printing on front and spine. Very clean with tight binding. DJ has tears along creases with fading and wearing on front and back covers. Some pieces torn from back spine area.
Very Good in Fair jacket. This special edition for The Readers Club is in VERY GOOD CONDITION with a Good Jacket. Foreword by Alexander Woollcott. The signatures of the Editorial Committee of the Readers Club are imprinted on the flyleaf--Clifton Fadiman, Sinclair Lewis, Carl Van Doren and Alexander Woolcott-These are not original signatures. They are printed as part of the book. This attractive book is clean, tight, unmarked; has tan boards with a red illustration of the Readers Club, two persons reading under a tree, and a red panel with black lettering on the spine, with Charles Dicken's portrait above. The upper edge is evenly colored red. Previous owner bookplate on fep, former bookseller sticker on paste-down. Text pages clean and unmarked. Jacket is clean, has edgewear, scruffy around spine ends and two closed small tear on the upper edge in front and one on the back upper edge. Now has mylar cover.
Near Very Good in Fair jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Cloth. First Thus. 12mo-over 6æ"-7æ" tall. A reprint of the 1906 title Charles Dickens A Critical Study, now including a chronology by Carl Van Doren and a foreword by Alexander Woollcott. A tight, sound copy in the original dustjacket. No previous ownership marks. Inner gutters toned to brown as per usual. Near very good in chipped and worn jacket.
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