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

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 ID: 16693)

$200.00

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.

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