AUTHOR: DICKENS, Charles
TITLE: A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.
PUBLISHER: London: Chapman & Hall, 1843.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 1 vol., chapter one reading "Stave I", title-page printed in red and blue, illustrated with 4 hand colored engraved plates by John Leech and 4 black and white illustrations by W.J. Linton. Bound in the publisher's original gilt and blind stamped rose colored cloth, earliest state of cloth with unbroken "D" in Dickens on front cover, green pastedowns and endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown, all edges gilt.
CONDITION: Spine neatly relined at an earlier date, inner hinges fine, minor rubbing to back corners, internally clean and bright, overall VERY GOOD.