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A very good copy. First edition in book-form following serialisation in Household Words April - November , early issue with Smith's textual flaws corrected. Hard Times was the shortest, but also arguably the most political, of Dickens's novels, as well as being the only novel set entirely outside of London. Seller: Peter Harrington Published: Original green blindstamped cloth, gilt lettering on cover.
Expertly rebacked to match, original yellow endpapers retained, though not integral. Clean and bright internally. A very good copy of the scarce first issue. Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt-decorated spine. First American Edition in cloth. McElrath, published the entire book, in wrappers, at 25 cents. One day later, Harper came out with their own wrappered edition, at half the price so as to kill McElrath's -- which it did.
Four months later on December 22nd , Harper came out with this attractively-bound edition, totally reset with pages of text -- the first American hardbound edition. Smith pp ; curiously not in Gimbel A is the page edition in wrappers. Near Fine. Small 8vo.
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Half bound in green morocco over marbled cloth, spine with 5 gilt raised bands and elaborate gilt design and gilt lettering, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers and pastedowns. A very attractive copy of Dickens' tenth novel. Smith I, 11; Gimbel A A few traces of light rubbing to the extremities, leaves are very clean and bright.
Modern mottled half brown morocco and marbled boards. Eckel pp From Dickens' "Household Words. First American Edition, published on August 8, The only advantage that could accrue to him from his heavy outlay was the receipt of the few last chapters two or three weeks in advance of their publication in London. These he received, printed the whole in book form, and expected to remunerate himself by the sale of a large edition before other publishers could get out the English copy. He trusted to the courtesy and honor of the other publishers to secure him in the possession of his honorably purchased right.
But the Harpers were waiting for him. They had kept pace with the publication chapter by chapter, and on the day that McElrath issued the book complete, they probably secured the first copy, set up the last chapters, and the next day came out with an edition at half the price, sold a large edition at cost price, entirely stopped the sale of McElrath's book, robbed him of the profits of his enterprise, and literally crushed the young rival out of existence.
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This copy does have the cent price on the wrapper, so it may have been an earlier copy sold; other copies, most likely those sold at a discount after Harper had killed their sales, bear no price. First U. The American publisher of "Household Words," T. Professionally touched up where there was light wear to edges, resulting in a very good to near fine copy of this scarce issue.
Hard Times Charles Dickens Hachette , As New. Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. First Edition; First Printing. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition.
New York: T. This edition derives from the typesetting for the periodical publication of Hard Times in the American issue of Household Words, also published by T. Text printed in double columns. The final leaf is a blank. Although the wrappers are stained and edge-creased, they are surprisingly intact. The stains on the covers have seeped into the bookblock, diminishing as the pages progress toward the center. Sporadic pages have light-colored foxing, which is occasionally heavy.
Some leaves have slightly dog-eared corners. One leaf p. Very good overall. See Podeschi A - third copy.
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Volume 2, Number 1; Whole Number Monthly Dickens' story appears at the beginning of the issue and again at the end, in groups of pages numbered and , with 92 pp. Text is printed in double columns within a double-rule frame on each page. Bound in the original dun paper wrappers, with the title information printed on the front wrap and an advertisement for Hard Times on the back.