Following is a selection of Charles Dickens titles available from Ray Boas, Bookseller, in New Preston, CT as of November 11, 2001.  The majority of the books below are limited "gift editions" prepared by Samual A. Dalton in the 1960s, and are handsomely done.  If you would like any for your collection, or holiday giving, please place your order at any time. Thank you, yours, RAY

1. Dickens, Charles, A CHRISTMAS TREE, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1961), color illustrations, 47pp, very good+ (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 1257 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1961. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32833 ), $25.00

2. Dickens, Charles, A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE - BEING A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1950), line drawings, 50pp, very good+ (hardcover) in good slipcase, Copy 285 of 600 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1950., (Order No: 32834 ), $60.00

3. Dickens, Charles, AN ACCOUNT OF A WEDDING: EXCERPTS FROM THE PICKWICK PAPERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1964), color illustrations, 31pp, very good+ (hardcover) in good+ slipcase, Copy 155 of 1300 copies prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1964. Card from Sam Dalton laid in,, (Order No: 32818 ), $35.00

4. Dickens, Charles, BLEAK HOUSE, Bradbury and Evans, London, 1853 1st ed, ill. by H. K. Browne, 624pp, good, 3/4 leather, marbled boards/endpapers/book block, Condition continued, wear along all edges, endpapers cracked along gutters, but hinges secure. Occasional light foxing. Images soon to be posted at rayboasbookseller.com, (Order No: 24832 ), $275.00

5. Dickens, Charles, CHRISTMAS AT DINGLEY DELL, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1954), line drawings, 39pp, fine, cloth spine, marbled boards (hardcover) in good slipcase, Copy 474 of 1000 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1954. Card from Sam Dalton laid in. "A story of how Mr. Pickwick spent the holidays with the Wardle family, and the tale Mr. Wardle told on Christmas Eve of 'The Goblins who Stole a Sexton.'", (Order No: 32830 ), $30.00

6. Dickens, Charles, DR. MARIGOLD'S PRESCRIPTIONS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1960), color illustrations, 47pp, very good+ (hardcover) in good+ slipcase, Copy 522 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1960. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32824 ), $35.00

7. Dickens, Charles, EXCERPTS FROM THE PICKWICK PAPERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1966), color line drawings, 42pp, fine (hardcover) in good+ slipcase, Copy 1059 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting for 1966., (Order No: 32816 ), $20.00

8. Dickens, Charles, EXCERPTS FROM THE PICKWICK PAPERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1967), color line drawings, 30pp, very good+ (hardcover) in good slipcase, Copy 278 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1967. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32829 ), $20.00

9. Dickens, Charles, MR. PICKWICK JOURNEYS TO IPSWICH, AND MEETS WITH A ROMANTIC ADVENTURE WITH A MIDDLE AGED LADY IN YELLOW CURL PAPERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1965), color illustrations, 44pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 372 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1965. Card from Sam Dalton Laid in. Excerpts from the "Pickwick Papers.", (Order No: 32822 ), $25.00

10. Dickens, Charles, MRS. LIRRIPER'S LEGACY IN TWO CHAPTERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1958), color illustrations, 49pp, very good+ (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 449 of 1200 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1958., (Order No: 32828 ), $35.00

11. Dickens, Charles, SOMEBODY'S LUGGAGE, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1957), color line drawings, 80pp, fine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 429 of 1000 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1957. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32821 ), $25.00

12. Dickens, Charles, STORIES FROM THE CHRISTMAS NUMBERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1962), color illustrations, 14pp/6pp/14pp, fine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 923 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1962. Card from Sam Dalton laid in. A selection of stories from the extra Christmas editions of the periodical "All the Year Round" edited by Charles Dickens from 1859 until 1870. Included are: The Poor Relation's Story, The Child's Story, and The Schoolboy's Story., (Order No: 32831 ), $25.00

13. Dickens, Charles, THE BATTLE OF LIFE: A LOVE STORY, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1956), color line illustrations, 88pp, fine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 543 of 1000 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1956. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32819 ), $20.00

14. Dickens, Charles, THE CHIMES: A TALE OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1952), color frontis, 80pp, fine, marbled boards, teg (hardcover) in good+ slipcase, Copy 876 of 900 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1952. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32825 ), $35.00

15. Dickens, Charles, THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH: A FAIRY TALE OF HOME, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1951), color frontis, 72pp, fine, white cloth spine, marbled boards, teg in good+ slipcase, Copy 659 of 700 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1951. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32832 ), $45.00

16. Dickens, Charles, THE FIRST DAY'S JOURNEY AND THE FIRST EVENINGS ADVENTURES WITH THEIR CONSEQUENCES - EXCERPTS FROM THE PICKWICK PAPERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1963), color illustrations, 45pp, fine (hardcover) in very good+ slipcase, Copy 1154 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1963., (Order No: 32823 ), $30.00

17. Dickens, Charles, THE HAUNTED MAN, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1955), color illustrations, 97pp, fine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 126 of 1000 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1955. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32820 ), $20.00

18. Dickens, Charles, THE HOLLY TREE, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, [1953], color illustrations, 42pp, fine, green spine, marbled boards (hardcover) in good slipcase, Copy 578 of 900 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1953. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32827 ), $35.00

19. Dickens, Charles, THE LIFE OF OUR LORD, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1934 1st ed, B&W frontis of Dickens, 128pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Written by Dickens for his own children during the years 1846 to 1849., (Order No: 6867 ), $15.00

20. Dickens, Charles, THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, Hodder and Stoughton, London, c1910, 25 plates by Frank Reynolds, 534pp, g, red cloth light wear, from residential home library, (Order No: 3689 ), $125.00

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21. Dickens, Charles, THE SEVEN POOR TRAVELLERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1959), color line drawings, 31pp, fine (hardcover) in very good slipcase, Copy 1137 of 1200 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1959. Card frin Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32817 ), $20.00

22. Dickens, Charles, TOO FULL OF ADVENTURE TO BE BRIEFLY DESCRIBED -- EXCERPTS FROM THE PICKWICK PAPERS, Samual A. Dalton, Philadelphia, PA, (1968), color illustrations, 32pp, fine, decorated brown cloth (hardcover) in good slipcase, Copy 866 of 1300 prepared as a Christmas Greeting in 1968. Card from Sam Dalton laid in., (Order No: 32826 ), $20.00