The Battle of Life, A Love Story, by Charles Dickens, 4th Issue.
A 4th issue Battle of Life. It is the fourth of Dicken’s five “Christmas Books” which include The Chimes, and The Cricket on the Hearth. The book contains the added engraved title frontis and two pages of advertisments at the end of the book.
Original red pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. All edges are gilt. Wear, marks and rubbing on the covers. Slight lean to the book. Faded spine colour. Wear to the extremities and spine ends are frayed. End pages with rubbed out pencil marks and also on the dedication page. Rear paste down with pencil marks. Inner joint is weak. The contents are browned and generally clean. 16mo 175pp.
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