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Dickens, Charles [1812 - 1870]
A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas
A. and W. Galignani and Co, Paris, 1844. [4], 140, [2 (blank)] pp. Published without the Leech illustrations. 8vo. 5-7/8" x 3-5/8" Quite uncommon period edition of this Dickens classic- OCLC records only 3 US institutions holding a copy. Binding - Fine. Textblock - Very Good (bit of age-toning to paper/period pencil pos to preliminary blank). Modern full brown calf, with black spine labels in the 2nd & 4th compartments, raised bands. Later marbled eps. Marbled edges (original) 1st edition thus (Hearn, p. 175). Not in Gimbel. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA [Alameda, CA, U.S.A.]
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