London: Chapman and Hall, 1881.
Leather_bound. Thirty volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Works of Charles Dicken's. The Edition De Luxe is limited to one thousand copies which this is number 490. All plates richly illustrated with over 1000 plates on India paper, Christmas Carol is hand coloured. Volume one with autographed envelope signed by Dicken's addressed to his publisher also an autographed letter signed by John Forster (Dicken's closest friend and official biographer) the letter is to George Cattermole one of Dicken's illustrator.
Bound in contemporary three quarter brown morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt title, all edges marble with endpaper. A magnificent set of Dicken's works. Very good. Item #743