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A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Yule-tide / by Charles Dickens.

Author/Creator:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Publication:
East Aurora, N.Y. : The Roycroft Shop, 1902.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 141, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Christmas stories.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) East Aurora.
Notes:
Title in red and black, within ornamental borders; initials, colophon, and ruled borders of running titles printed in red.
Colophon: ... Done into a book at the Roycroft Shop ... March, 1902. Title page, headbands and tailpieces by Samuel Warner. Compositor Charles Rosen. Pressman Otto Franz.
The body of the text is in Caslon and the regular suede edition is printed in two colors on Boxmoor paper. Additionally, 100 copies were printed on Japan Vellum and bound 3/4 Levant.--cf. Roycroft Books [online resource]
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Rare copy 2 has original limp green leather binding.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy is from the Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Roycroft Press imprints presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy 1 is one of 100 printed on Japan vellum. Vilain-Wieck Collection copy 2 has suede cover, and lacks portrait.
Penn Provenance:
Kanes, Mr. & Mrs. (donor) (RBC copy 1)
Harvie, Fred H., Dr. (donor) (RBC copy 2)
Vilain, Jean-François, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection)
Richey, Alice M. (autograph) (Vilain-Wieck Collection) (copy 1)
Penn Chronology:
1902
Cited in:
McKenna, P. Roycroft, 75
Ogle, David. On a high shelf, OB-067-02
Contributor:
Roycroft Shop.
Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
30080766
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