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    Charles Dickens. Household Words. A Weekly Journal. Including Christmas Extras to 1867. Conducted by Charles Dickens. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850-1867.

    Complete run of first editions, first issues of the magazine edited by England's most famous literary son between 1850 and 1859. Twenty octavo volumes.

    Later plain aqua paper boards with black spine titles. Moderate wear, rubbing, and staining to some volumes. Bumped corners. Textblocks toned consistently and stained in places. Overall, a good set of Household Words.

    "Dickens' journalistic ambitions at last found a permanent form in Household Words (1850-59)...Popular weekly miscellanies of fiction, poetry, and essays on a wide range of topics, these had substantial and increasing circulations, reaching 300,000 for some of the Christmas numbers." (Encyclopedia Britannica) From the H. Barry Morris Collection.


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