A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose. A Ghost Story of Christmas. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose. A Ghost Story of Christmas.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1844. 1st US edition, second state (issue?) of prelims (cf. Gimbel A81). 31, [1 (blank) pp. Text double column. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 5-7/8". Original publisher's printed pale green paper wrappers, sewn. Well worn, with wrappers beginning to detach. Foxing throughout. A Good copy only. Item #16295.2

According to Walter Smith, bibliographer of Dickens' US editions, this Harper edition, first published 24 January 1844, preceded the Cary & Hart edition by ~ 2 months.

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