The Chimes. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson (1913)

Author: Charles Dickens

Book ID: 64689

Price: 250.00

The Chimes. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1913]. First Edition Thus. Pp 137. Publisher’s dark blue ribboned cloth boards, upper cover & spine elaborately decorated & lettered in gilt. Pale stain to corner of lower cover, offsetting to some of the pages, otherwise a nice bright copy.

First illustrated edition by Hugh Thomson with seven tipped-in coloured plates.

The Chimes is the second of Dickens’s Christmas books, published on 16th December 1844. It was a great success and paved the way for a further three Christmas books.

Hugh Thompson was an Irish Illustrator born at Coleraine near Derry.

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