All the Year Round, A Weekly Journal. Conducted by Charles Dickens. With which is incorporated Household Words, 20 vol., contemporary red half calf, gilt decorated spines, very slightly rubbed, 8vo, 1859-1868
The complete run of the first series, containing the Christmas numbers and the first appearance in print of "A Tale of Two Cities", "Great Expectations", and "Our Mutual Friend". Also included are the first printings of Wilkie Collins's "The Woman in White" and "The Moonstone" (volume 19), Mrs Gaskell's "A Dark Night's Work (volume 9), Bulwer-Lytton's "A Strange Story", and Charles Reade's "Very Hard Cash" (later re-titled "Hard Cash").