Item #E27197 A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition. Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition

New York: Norton, 2017. First edition. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine, fresh, unread copy in equally fine dust jacket. Hardcover. xxxvii+ 135 pp. Foreword by Colm Toibin and introduction by Declan Kiely. Published in association with The Morgan Library and Museum. Dickens' original manuscript for "A Christmas Carol", with its extensive deletions, emendations, and insertions in the author's own hand, is presented on each facing page in digitally photographed, high-resolution, full-color facsimile. The opposite pages present a handsomely typeset version of the story so readers can follow along and see how Dickens crafted this enduring masterpiece. This edition also includes an essay by Declan Kiely, chief literary curator of the Morgan Library, recounting the remarkable history of the story---its compoition, publication, and reception--and explains how the manuscript ended up in the Morgan's collection. Fine / fine. Item #E27197
ISBN: 9780393608649

Price: $27.95

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