The Girls of Dickens Retold illustrated Circa 1910 McLough Brothers Antique Children Book

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Step back into the Victorian era with The Girls of Dickens Retold, a charming illustrated book that brings to life the stories of ten girl characters from the novels of Charles Dickens. Published around 1910 by McLough Brothers, this hardcover edition spans 128 pages, each filled with adaptations of Dickens's timeless tales, tailored for children's enjoyment and understanding.

This collectible edition features a beautiful color frontispiece and numerous black-and-white illustrations that capture the essence and atmosphere of Dickens's world. From the spirited and resilient heroines to the kind-hearted and gentle souls, each character's story is retold with care and affection, offering young readers a wonderful introduction to the literary genius of Charles Dickens.

Though showing its age with wear on the cover and smudges on some pages, this book carries the charm of a bygone era. A previous owner's signature, dated 1907, adds a personal touch and a whisper from the past, making it a unique addition to any collection.


  • Adapted by: Charles Dickens
  • Publisher: McLough Brothers
  • Publication Date: Circa 1910
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 128
  • Condition: Good, with noted wear and smudges

Four Key Features:

  1. Classic Tales Retold: Stories of ten girl characters from Dickens's novels, adapted for children.
  2. Illustrated Edition: Includes a color frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations throughout.
  3. Historical Significance: A glimpse into early 20th-century book publishing and adaptation.
  4. Unique Collectible: Signed by a previous owner, offering a connection to the book's history.

Beyond The Final Page:

The Girls of Dickens Retold is not just a book; it's a gateway to the Victorian imagination and a testament to the enduring appeal of Dickens's characters. It invites both young readers and collectors to delve into stories of courage, kindness, and triumph over adversity.


This vintage book bears signs of wear and use consistent with its age, including cover wear and page smudges. The presence of a previous owner's signature adds to its historical value. Please refer to the photos for a closer look, and feel free to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

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