AUTHOR: DICKENS, Charles.
TITLE: A Christmas Carol In Prose Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.
PUBLISHER: London: Chapman and Hall, 1843.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 1 vol., 6-9/16" x 4-1/4", chapter heading reading "Stave I", illustrated with 4 hand colored engraved plates by John Leech and 4 black and white illustrations by W.J. Linton, clean and bright throughout. Bound in fine full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers ruled and paneled in gilt, front cover with gilt portrait of Dickens, rear cover with Dickens signature in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt, original cloth covers, spine and green endpapers bound in, by Bayntun,
CONDITION: Christmas gift inscription dated 1843 to green endpaper. In AS NEW condition.