Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 1843, second edition
Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 1843, second edition
Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 1843, second edition
Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 1843, second edition
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Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 1843, second edition

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 1843, second edition

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Sold:1,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

DICKENS, CHARLES

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. London: Chapman and Hall, 1843


12mo (163 x 101mm.), second edition, corrected text, engraved frontispiece and 2 plates hand-coloured, 4 woodcuts in the text by John Leech, half-title printed in blue, title-page printed in red and blue, "Stave One" on p.[1], 2pp. of publisher's advertisements at end, original cinnamon vertically-waved cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, cream endpapers, all edges gilt, previous ownership signature in ink on front pastedown endpaper, some offsetting, minor spotting, spine sunned, rubbed  


REFERENCE:

Smith II:4A


PROVENANCE:

Comte Alain de Suzannet, bookplate

Condition Report

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Charles Dickens: The Lawrence Drizen Collection
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