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A Christmas Carol in Prose.
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(ROYCROFT PRESS.) DICKENS, Charles.

A Christmas Carol in Prose.

Being A Ghost Story of Yule-Tide.

Published: East Aurora, N.Y: The Roycroft Shop, 1902

Stock code: 110290

Price: £950

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First Roycroft Press edition, number 24 of 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by Elbert Hubbard, founder of the Roycroft artisan community, or by one of his Roycrofters whom he had trained to imitate his signature. An attractive example of Roycroft presswork.

Octavo (225 151 mm). Publisher’s fine binding of red half morocco, decorative gilt spine, marbled sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Portrait frontispiece of Dickens (with tissue guard), titlepage printed in red & black within a broad typographic border. Neat contemporary ownership inscription on a preliminary blank. An excellent copy in a handsome binding.

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