Lot 250: Dickens, Charles A Christmas Carol 1843 1st Edition
November 8, 2015
Gardena, CA, USALive Auction
Dickens, Charles 'A Christmas Carol', In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas, Chapman & Hall London, 1843 w/ Fitted Red Morocco Case Case. 1st Edition. Black and white & four hand colored, steel engraved illustrations by John Leech. Brown hard cloth cover w/ impressed design and gilt on cover & spine. Gilt page edges. 166pp. Dated 1843.
Title page in red & blue ink. Half-title page in blue ink. Yellow endpapers. Two pages of advertisements at end of book. Uncorrected Stave I written as first chapter heading, suggesting this is First Edition, First State.
Measures; 7.25 x 5.25 x 1.125 inches
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Condition Report: Very slight sun fading to the spine. Minor edge wear. Loose binding, however all pages still attached. Small stain on the back cover. The inside cover are split but are attached to the binding. Some pencil notations inside front cover. Personalized by original owner on the inside front fly leaf. Clear and unmarked pages. Very light foxing.