Cover of: A Christmas Carol | by Charles Dickens, with four Illustrations in Colour and four Woodcuts by John Leech


  • Introduction
    G. K. Chesterton
  • Preface
    B. W. Matz
  • Illustrator
    John Leech

A Christmas Carol

In Prose, being a Ghost Story of Christmas

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Published by Arcturus Publishing Limited in London .

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

A facsimile of the Original Edition, With an Introduction by G. K. Chesterton and a Preface by B. W. Matz

The Physical Object

xviii, 166p.

ID Numbers

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