A Christmas Carol. Limited Edition (1887)

Author: Charles Dickens

Book ID: 67710

Price: 695.00

A Christmas Carol. Illustrated by I. M. Gaugengigl & T. V. Chominski. Boston: Samuel Cassino, 1887. First Thus. Pp 121. Small folio. Publisher’s white quarter cloth, spine lettered in gilt, green cloth sides, front cover lettered and decorated in gilt and with holly design in relief, top edge gilt. Covers lightly rubbed & spotted, superficial tear along hinge of lower board (remaining sound), otherwise a nice bright copy.

Limited Numbered Edition of 500 Copies.

Photogravure portrait of Dickens on mounted india paper as frontispiece, 23 photogravure plates, some with illustrated border in gilt, by Ignaz M. Gaugengigl and Teodor V. Chominski.

A contemporary review noted that “it would seem to require courage to begin once more to illustrate Dickens’ Christmas Carol but the artists. have had the required courage and have been very successful”

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