A Christmas carol, in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas (Book, 1843) [WorldCat.org]
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A Christmas carol, in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas

Author: Charles DickensJohn LeechLeonard KeblerJohn L StahlBradbury & Evans,All authors
Publisher: London : Chapman & Hall, 186, Strand, London : Bradbury and Evans, printers, Whitefriars 1843.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
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Genre/Form: Hand-colored illustrations
Hand coloring
Christmas fiction
Christmas stories
Fiction
Ghost stories
Signed bindings (Binding)
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Dickens, Charles.
A Christmas carol
Named Person: Ebenezer Scrooge; Ebenezer Scrooge
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; John Leech; Leonard Kebler; John L Stahl; Bradbury & Evans,; Chapman and Hall,
OCLC Number: 55746801
Notes: "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 with to lay it. Thei faithful friend and servant, C.D., december, 1843"Preface.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-L⁸ M⁴.
Plates are hand-colored.
LC Copy 1: First ed., first issue, with t.p. in red and blue, green endpapers, first chapter heading reads, "Stave I," and uncorrected text. Cf. Eckel. Bound in brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt.
LC Copy 2: First ed., third issue, with t.p. in red and blue, yellow endpapers, first chapter heading reads, "Stave One," and uncorrected text. Bookmark and bookplate of the Old Curiosity Shop laid in.
Description: 166 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (4 color) ; 17 cm
Other Titles: Christmas carol
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John Leech.

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A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

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