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The Resource A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Christmas, by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John Leech

A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Christmas, by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John Leech

Label
A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Christmas
Title
A Christmas carol in prose
Title remainder
being a ghost story of Christmas
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John Leech
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
GmC
Citation location within source
  • 4
  • III, 809
Citation source
  • Smith, W.E. Dickens
  • NCBEL
Illustrations
  • plates
  • illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Label
A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Christmas, by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John Leech
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Listed as second issue of the first edition, with "Stave I" on p. 1 of text. T.p. in blue and red within blue ornamental design and half-title in blue
  • The eight illustrations in this book are by John Leech, who also etched the four hand-colored steel engravings. The four textual woodcuts are engraved by W.J. Linton.--Cf. Smith
  • Publisher's advertisement: p. [1-2] at end
  • First of five Christmas books, followed by The chimes, The cricket on the hearth, The battle of life and The haunted man
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
[8], 166, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates
Lccn
87436471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • According to Smith, the lining papers in the second issue are yellow, but BYU's copy the lining papers are green.
  • Book plate mounted on front paste down: "Fred A. and Frances Rosenstock."
  • Bound in original reddish brown cloth with lettering within gilt design on upper cover. Design in blind on upper and lower cover. Lettering and design in gilt on spine. Gilt edges and green lining papers.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (UPB)a1646093
  • (RLIN)UTBGA1646093-b
  • (OCoLC)ocn135861673
Label
A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Christmas, by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John Leech
Publication
Note
  • Listed as second issue of the first edition, with "Stave I" on p. 1 of text. T.p. in blue and red within blue ornamental design and half-title in blue
  • The eight illustrations in this book are by John Leech, who also etched the four hand-colored steel engravings. The four textual woodcuts are engraved by W.J. Linton.--Cf. Smith
  • Publisher's advertisement: p. [1-2] at end
  • First of five Christmas books, followed by The chimes, The cricket on the hearth, The battle of life and The haunted man
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
[8], 166, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates
Lccn
87436471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • According to Smith, the lining papers in the second issue are yellow, but BYU's copy the lining papers are green.
  • Book plate mounted on front paste down: "Fred A. and Frances Rosenstock."
  • Bound in original reddish brown cloth with lettering within gilt design on upper cover. Design in blind on upper and lower cover. Lettering and design in gilt on spine. Gilt edges and green lining papers.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (UPB)a1646093
  • (RLIN)UTBGA1646093-b
  • (OCoLC)ocn135861673

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