Cover of: A Christmas Carol | Nancy Holder

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.

About the Edition

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

Table of Contents

Publishers' Note v
Contents vii
Illustrations in Photogravure ix
Illustrations Other than Photogravure xi
Stave One Marley's Ghost 1
Stave Two The First of the Three Spirits 37
Stave Three The Second of the Three Spirits 72
Stave Four The Last of the Spirits 115
Stave Five The End of It 144

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1900 (for Designs) by G. P. Putnam's Sons

The Physical Object

xii, [1], 157 p. ;
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