A Lovely Copy of "A Christmas Carol"
DICKENS, Charles. Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman & Hall , 1844.
Seventh edition. With blue half-title, red and blue title-page. Small octavo (6 1/4 x 3 7/8 inches; 158 x 98 mm). [8], 166 pp. Four hand-colored steel-engraved plates by and after Leech and four wood-engraved text illustrations by W.J. Linton after Leech.

Bound by Bayntun of Bath in half red morocco over red cloth. Covers ruled in gilt. Spines decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Some very light rubbing to corners. Previous owner's bookplates on front pastedown. A very attractive copy.

Smith, Dickens, II, 4.

HBS # 68576 $1,750

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