DICKENS, CHARLES A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1844.
32 pages (9 2/3 x 6 1/4 inches), sewn as issued, two-page publisher's ads, without grey printed wrappers, housed in a custom morocco-backed chemise and slipcase. Second American edition, preceded in America by an edition published in Philadelphia by Carey & Hart. A few stains; edges worn.
Estimate $ 600-800
Property from a Private Chicago-area Collection
Literature: Yale/Gimbel A81
Provenance: Edward Leavitt, stamp to title page
DICKENS, CHARLES. A Christmas Carol. New York, 1844. Second American edition.