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1844-Charles-Dickens-A-Christmas-Carol-with-John-Leech-Illustrations
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Item specifics

Author:

Charles Dickens

Place of Publication:

London

Format:

Hardback

Subject:

Children's

Fiction Subject:

Literary Fiction

Fiction Type:

Novels

Language:

English

Printing Year:

1844.

Date of Publication:

1850-1899

Condition:

Used

Book Description: GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS, London, 1844. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. John Leech (illustrator). Early Edition from routledges Pocket Library - 4" - 5 1/4" tall. A Beautiful Christmas Book - A Christmas Carol by CHARLES DICKENS. EXACT WORDING ON TITLE PAGE READS: 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE BEING A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS BY CHARLES DICKENS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY JOHN LEECH. - LONDON: GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS, - BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL. NEW YORK: 9 LAFAYETTE PLACE. CIRCA: 1844 [book is undated] - EXACT WORDING ON PREFACE PAGE READS: PREFACE: I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it. Their faithful Friend and Servant, C. D. December, 1843. CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: Boards are two tone: One quarter red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and black inlay front and rear. Decorated three quarters front and back with Christmas Holly and Berries. Delightful Christmas decoration. Rubbed top and bottom of spine, corners and edges. Chipping and rubbing. Still, however, firmly bound to the inner page block. Boards remain firm. [Hardcover]. - 254 pages. Few areas of browning and occasional foxing. Otherwise all pages are clean and tightly bound. Slight book lean. - John Leech Illustrations are produced from the original illustrations, and they are marvellous. - This is a beautiful little book. A dedication inside.. see photos

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