288pp. Good; minor age signs, No Dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Diadem; A Souvenir for the Drawing Room ...
Publisher: Phillips, Sampson & Co.
Publication Date: 1853
Book Description Phillips, Sampson & Co. [ca1850s], Boston, 1850. Hardcover. 4to; 288 pages; Ornate red morocco, floral gilt decoration on spine and front board, in blind on rear board, aeg, 12 plates. **First American book appearance of Charles Dickens' "To be read at dusk." Not listed in Thompson's Gift Books. Nice appearing but spine torn across middle, both halfs have beentacked down at the hinge with removable paste, hinge cracks noticableat both ends, spine ends worn, lower end lacks small piece, severalsmall dark spots on front board, not effecting gilt. Bookseller Inventory # 51012
Book Description Phillips, Sampson, and Company (1898), Boston, 1898. Book Condition: Large piece missing from spine. 288 Pp.Illustrated with Twelve Steel Engravings Includes the short story To Be Read at Dusk by Charles Dickens Leather with gilt floral decorations to front & spine, blindstamped on rear. Bookseller Inventory # 31014