THE FACES IN THE FIRE; A STORY OF THE SEASON.…

THE FACES IN THE FIRE; A STORY OF THE SEASON. By Redgap. With Illustrations by T. H. Nicholson.

London: Willoughby and Co, No date. (1849?). x, [2], [1], 2 - 165pp. Illustrated with four hand-coloured plates, including pictorial title; and other engravings. Original pictorial cloth, gilt. a.e.g. 16mo. First edition. Front hinge just cracking; head of spine and corners a little bumped and with some wear; neat ownership inscription for 1852 on half-title; else a very attractive copy with finely coloured plates. Difficult to find with the original cloth binding in this condition.An attempt to imitate the success of the Christmas books of Charles Dickens.

Book ID: 1504
Tags: Fiction
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