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A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski by  Charles (1812-1870). (Boz) Dickens - 1st Edition in this form - 1887 - from MW Books Ltd. (SKU: 193697)

A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski

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A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski

by Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). (Boz)

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  • hardcover
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Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, vellum-backed boards. Gilt-decorated title to front panel, with a holly pattern in
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Boston : Samuel E. Cassino, 1887. 1st Edition in this form. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, vellum-backed boards. Gilt-decorated title to front panel, with a holly pattern in relief to the vellum. Some minor wear to spine, with panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Top edge gilt. Some scattered foxing to and plate margins. Limited edition: no. 459 of 500 copies. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 120 pages; Description: 120p. : 24 plates, frontis. ; 28cm. Subjects: Scrooge, Ebenezer (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction -- Fiction -- English literature -- Christmas. Notes: Frontis. is a portrait of Dickens with his printed signature, facing a decorative half-title page..

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Bookseller
MW Books Ltd. IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
193697
Title
A Christmas carol / by Charles Dickens ; illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl and T. V. Chominski
Author
Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). (Boz)
Book condition
Used - Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, vellum-backed boards. Gilt-decorated title to front panel, with a holly pattern in
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition in this form
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Boston : Samuel E. Cassino
Date published
1887

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MW Books is an academic and antiquarian bookshop with a large stock in core areas such as Early Travel & Exploration, Nineteenth Century Literature, Early Political Economy, Labour and Social History, and Asian and Colonial History. Please don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or comments regarding any item listed.

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