A Christmas Carol in Prose being a Ghost Story of Christmas. 111 pages, 25 illustrations with drawings by S. American edition, Fields, Osgood, & Co.
Successors to Ticknor and Fields. Leather-bound, green with gold engraving on cover and spine. Condition fair to poor, with fragile spine in poor condition. All pages intact and unmarked, with illustrations protected with flyleaf. Foxing and end wear consistent with age.A more detailed description follows below. A CHRISTMAS CAROL by CHARLES DICKENS.
Published by Fields Osgood & Co. 25 woodcut drawings by S.(21 full page), engravings by A. Original green cloth with elaborate gilt cover & gilt decorated spine. Book is worn, with obvious shelf wear, and a Fair/Fair+ copy.
Cloth loss to head of spine, bumped corners and fray on upper and lower edges. Spine is fragile, and front end pages are loose. Inside front and back hinges cracked top to bottom.
Tissue guards present, most with slight to extensive foxing. Engravings pages all intact, some very clean, others with foxing. All pages intact, with gilt edges, and bound; pages clean without marks, smudges, or fingerprints. No owners signatures or pencil or pen marks anywhere visible.
The edition is ideally suited to a collector interested in the text and illustrations, possibly for restoration/rehabilitation; or anyone who wants to own a piece of rare, irreplaceable Victorian literary history. Beloved worldwide for generations, and.
Now immortalized in countless subsequent reproductions and reprints and as well as in current films such as The Man Who Invented Christmas. The marvelous Victorian illustrations by. Eytinge, engraved by Anthony, alone are worth the modest price I'm asking. Prospective buyers please study photos and ask any questions, which will be promptly answered.The item "A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 1869 Original First American Edition" is in sale since Monday, December 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "glm45austin" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe.