The Cricket on The Hearth. Illustrated by C.E. Brock (1905)
Book ID: 63226
The Cricket On The Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home. Illustrated by C.E. Brock. London: Dent, 1905. First Edition Thus. Publisher’s cream cloth boards, decorated in a green cherub & floral motif, title within gilt panel to upper cover. Covers dust soiled, contents in very good condition.
The first Charles Brock edition containing eight coloured plates and nine text illustrations.
After the success attained with ‘A Christmas Carol’ in 1843 Charles Dickens continued his Christmas Books series throughout the 1840s publishing ‘The Cricket on the Hearth’ in 1845.