The First New York Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1844.

Price: $600.00

About the item

Second American edition, later impression (Preface on verso of title page). Text in two columns. Pp. [3-4], [5]-32. Lacking first leaf (ads and blank verso). 1 vols. 8vo. The First New York Christmas Carol. Disbound. Text a bit browned, early owner's ink signature on title page. Very good. Gimbel A81 (third copy).

Item #54100

Issued in wrappers, this unauthorized Harper's Christmas Carol was preceded by the Philadelphia edition (Carey & Hart) of the same year.