Maggs Bros Ltd

A Christmas Carol in Prose.

DICKENS Charles (1844.)

£3500.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

Illustrated with four hand-coloured, lithographed plates by P.S. Duval after John Leech. First American Edition. 8vo. Original gilt-stamped cream cloth. Philadelphia, Carey & Hart.

Title page in red and blue, and with yellow endpapers. Gilt-stamped pattern repeated in blind on back. Slight soiling to covers, original pale yellow endpapers spectacularly oxidised, extremities skilfully restored, still a near-fine copy of one of the rarest issues of this famous story. With the early bookplate of S. Alofesen (slight offsetting) and the later one of Frank Hogan. Podeschi A80. In a stout, functional leatherbound case.

Stock Code: 130314