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A Christmas Carol: Book and Record by  Charles (in effect) Dickens - First Edition - 1977 - from Shamrock Books and Biblio.com

A Christmas Carol: Book and Record

by Dickens, Charles (in effect)

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Newark, nJ: Peter Pan Records, 1977. Book. First Edition. Pictorial folder containing 24 page book with full-color illustrations and a 45 RPM record. Folder moderately worn, still, V.Good.

The full title of Charles Dickens' most famous work is technically A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas. This novella was published on December 19, 1843, and the first edition run of 6000 copies were sold out by Christmas Eve of that year. The publication of the first edition was fraught with complications, and even though the book was received to positive reviews, profits of the book fell far below Dickens' expectations, and the financial strain caused rifts between Dickens and the original publisher, Chapman & Hall. Read more: Identifying first editions of A Christmas Carol: Book and Record




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On Oct 7 2014, said:
  "It was interesting to read this story and see what was from Dickens' original text and was part of the many movie adaptations about Scrooge evil ways coming back to haunt him."

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