A Handsome
    Forty-Eight Volume Set

    Charles Dickens. The Works of Charles Dickens. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1891. Later edition of Dickens's complete works. Forty-eight octavo volumes. Illustrations by Marcus Stone, K. H. Oliver, and others. Near-contemporary half-leather over marbled boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Light sunning on spines, a bit of discoloration on marbled boards, modest extremity wear, minor scattered foxing on edges as well as preliminary and terminal leaves. Small stain on top edge of Christmas Books & Stories, Volume II. Bookplates of "Arthur H. and Clara H. Fleming" on front paste-downs. Mutual Friend, Volume III has gathering containing pp. 51-62 starting to separate. Tale of Two Cities, Volume I and Great Expectations, Volume II has ink inscription to "Clara Fowler" on front flyleaf. Overall, a very good.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 402

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 29 days left to consign to the 2018 May 12 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,735,414