AUTHOR: DICKENS, Charles
TITLE: A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.
PUBLISHER: London: Chapman & Hall, 1843.
DESCRIPTION: THIRD EDITION. 1 vol., "Stave One" as the first chapter heading, title-page printed in red and blue, frontispiece & 3 plates by John Leech hand colored. Bound in the original mauve cloth, yellow pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt.
CONDITION: Neat ownership inscription to front endleafl dated "19 feb. 44", spine and edges sunned, uneven fading to covers, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, a VERY GOOD unsophisticated copy.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This was the last edition published in the same year as the original issue, which was done on Christmas eve. By the end of the next year (1844) 13 editions had been printed.