Item #126000 A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas. Charles Dickens.
A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.
A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.
A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.

1843. London: Chapman and Hall, 1843.

8vo, [i-viii], [1]-166, [2, ads] pp. with four hand-colored steel engraved plates including frontispiece. Brown ribbed cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Binding cocked,and shelfworn with some small stains to cloth and chips to backstrip, top corner of title page clipped, contents with scattered foxing and offsetting from the colored plates. A good copy.

§ First edition with the uncorrected text, "Stave 1" as first chapter heading, red and blue title page dated 1843, and with pale yellow endpapers (Smith II, 4). Per Todd (as reprinted in Smith), the cloth is the first impression, second issue, second state, with broken serif on "D" of Dickens. Item #126000

Price: $12,500.00

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