A Beautifully Bound and Illustrated Copy of "A Christmas Carol"
DICKENS, Charles. MONASTERY HILL PRESS. Christmas Carol in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. Chicago: The Monastery Hill Press , 1940.
First edition illustrated by Philip Reed. Small octavo (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 170 x 121 mm). [xii], 148. Numerous colored illustrations.

Beautifully bound in full red morocco, boards decoratively ruled in gilt with two double-fillet borders and with gilt holly leaves as corner devices. Front board with leather inlay of Mr. Fezziwig dancing in tan, green, brown, and black morocco. Spine tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Partially unopened. A beautiful, fine copy.

HBS # 67936 $1,500