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A Christmas carol, in prose: being a ghost story of Christmas, [Author's personal prompt copy]

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Title
A Christmas carol, in prose: being a ghost story of Christmas, [Author's personal prompt copy]
Additional title: Christmas carol
Names
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 (Author)
Leech, John, 1817-1864 (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1849 - 1859 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Stave I. Marley's ghost -- Stave II. The first of the three spririts -- Stave III. The second of the three spirits -- Stave IV. The last of the spirits -- Stave V. The end of it
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: [uncataloged]
Topics
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Christmas carol
Genres
Books
prompt books
Illustrations
Notes
Ownership: Charles Dickens (bookplate on front pastedown)
Date: Content publication: London : Bradbury and Evans, 1843 (Twelfth edition). 5th blank page includes dates of 1859 provincial reading tour.
Content: Includes four illustrations by John Leech on numbered pages 37, 73, 119, and 164
Physical Description
Extent: [14], 166, [9] pages : 4 illustrations
Includes annotations by Dickens
Description
The only prompt copy Dickens used during his sixteen years of publicly reading A Christmas Carol.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: [uncataloged]
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1951b10-d507-0136-fa03-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1812: Creator Born
  • 1849: Created (Approximate)
  • 1870: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "A Christmas carol, in prose" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849 - 1859. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/689e9217-8f6f-38d9-e040-e00a18066512

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "A Christmas carol, in prose" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 8, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/689e9217-8f6f-38d9-e040-e00a18066512

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1849 - 1859). A Christmas carol, in prose Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/689e9217-8f6f-38d9-e040-e00a18066512

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A Christmas carol, in prose