The Faces in the Fire; A Story for the Season. By Redgap. With Illustrations by T.H. Nicholson. Feorge Frederick Pardon.
The Faces in the Fire; A Story for the Season. By Redgap. With Illustrations by T.H. Nicholson.
The Faces in the Fire; A Story for the Season. By Redgap. With Illustrations by T.H. Nicholson.

The Faces in the Fire; A Story for the Season. By Redgap. With Illustrations by T.H. Nicholson.

London: Willoughby and Co., [1849]. First edition. Etched frontispiece, full-page etched title, and 2 etched plates (between pp. 50-51 and 88-89), all finely hand colored. With wood-engraved head- and tail-pieces throughout, some by Edward Townsend Hartshorn (1828 - 1900) and some signed “S. White. Some rubbing to gilt. Also lettered and stamped in gilt on spine. Neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. All edges gilt. Some toning to edges and some dampstaining to bottom margin. Some offsetting from plates. Later bookplate of Walter Flinn on front pastedown. Overall a very good, tight copy with attractive illustrations and a pretty binding. Publisher’s pictorial red cloth stamped in blind and ornately stamped in gilt in imitation of the bindings of Charles Dickens’ Christmas books. Small octavo. vi] pp., 165 pp. Item #16693

Some rubbing to gilt. Also lettered and stamped in gilt on spine. Neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. All edges gilt. Some toning to edges and some dampstaining to bottom margin. Some offsetting from plates. Later bookplate of Walter Flinn on front pastedown. Overall a very good, tight copy with attractive illustrations and a pretty binding.

Price: $200.00

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