A Christmas carol in prose
Charles Dickens

A Christmas carol in prose

being a ghost story of Christmas

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Published by Printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the Merrymount Press in Boston .
Written in English.

About the Book

An allegorical novella descibing the rehabilitation of bitter, miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge. The reader is witness to his transformation as Scrooge is shown the error of his ways by the ghost of former partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future. The first of the Christmas books (Dickens released one a year from 1843–1847) it became an instant hit.

Edition Notes

Limited ed. of 1500 copies, designed and printed by D.B. Updike, and signed by the illustrator.

Issued in slipcase.

LC has "copyright copy" in slipcase.

Newman & Wiche. Great and good books, 61

Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of the fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985, $c no. 61


Library of Congress
PR4572 .C68 1934

The Physical Object

xi, 100 p., [6] leaves of plates :
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