Christmas Tales 1934 Charles Dickens H.M. Brock 16 color plates fine scarce bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Charles Dickens, Christmas Tales, H.M. Brock).
Christmas Tales, by Charles Dickens. Illustrated in Colour by H.M. Brock.
Published 1934, New York by Dodd, Mead & Company.
414 pages. Text in English. Frontispiece protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with 16 nice color plates.
Appears to be an uncommon color plate Christmas book.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial spine & cover decorations, untrimmed edges. Early owners ink gift inscription on front fly leaf.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, remains overall clean, bright and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this vintage book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W.