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Author Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

Title A Christmas carol : the original manuscript edition / Charles Dickens ; foreword by Colm Tóibín ; introduction by Declan Kiely.

Publication Info. New York ; London : W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]


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 GDL Central Library Fiction    DICKENS,CHA    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC DICKENS,C    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction    FIC DICKENS,C    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Fiction    FIC DICKENS,C    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description xxxvii, 137 pages : facsimiles ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Published in association with the Morgan Library & Museum."
Summary A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
"Every year at the holidays, the historic Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan displays one of the crown jewels of its extraordinary collection: the original manuscript of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, with its extensive deletions, emendations, and insertions in Dickens's own hand. For the first time in a beautiful and affordable trade edition, A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition presents that invaluable manuscript in a digitally photographed, high-resolution, full-color fascimile that reveals every nuance of Dickens's creative process and every changehe made to the manuscript. Also included is a handsomely typeset version of the story displayed on facing pages with the facsimile, so readers can follow along and see how Dickens crafted his enduring masterpiece."--Dust jacket flap.
Contents Foreword / Colm Tóibín -- Introduction / Declan Kiely -- A note on the transcription -- A Christmas carol. The original manuscript ; Preface ; Stave I: Marley's ghost ; Stave II: The first of the three spirits ; Stave III: The second of the three spirits ; Stave IV: The last of the spirits ; Stave V: The end of it -- Acknowledgments -- About the Morgan Library & Museum.
Subject Scrooge, Ebenezer -- Fiction.
Manuscripts, English -- Facsimiles.
Poor families -- Fiction.
Sick children -- Fiction.
Misers -- Fiction.
Christmas stories.
Genre/Form Ghost stories.
Added Author Tóibín, Colm, 1955- writer of supplementary textual content.
Kiely, Declan, writer of introduction.
Pierpont Morgan Library, associated institution.
ISBN 9780393608649 (hardcover)
0393608646 (hardcover)

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