Item #2334668 A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Coburn, Frederick Simpson. Reissue. Full-Leather. Fair / No Jacket. Item #2334668

Binder's copy - front board loose but included, loss from corners.

157 pp. Red leather boards, gilt titles and decorations, floral decorated endpapers. Twelve photogravure plates, as well as illustrations to margins, by Frederick Simpson Coburn. A Christmas Carol captured the zeitgeist of the mid-Victorian revival of the Christmas holiday. Dickens had acknowledged the influence of the modern Western observance of Christmas and later inspired several aspects of Christmas, including family gatherings, seasonal food and drink, dancing, games and a festive generosity of spirit.

Price: $125.00

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