2 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1844.
16o (245 x 147 mm). 32 pages sewn as issued. 2-page publisher's advertisements integral with title-page. (Some corners creased and worn, one or two spots.) Original pale grey printed paper wrappers, uncut (spotted); quarter red morocco gilt folding box. Provenance: Kenyon Starling.
Second American edition, preceded in America by an edition published in Philadelphia by Carey & Hart. Edgar & Vail p. 21; Yale/Gimbel A81.
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