A Christmas Carol; Signed by John Irving
A Christmas Carol and Other Stories.
Irving, John] Charles Dickens.$300.00
Item Number: 1491
New York: Modern Library, 1995.
First Modern Library edition of Dickens’ classic work, with an introduction by John Irving. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John Irving on the title page. Light staining to the page edges in a very good dust jacket.
In Irving's introduction he states, "It was Dicken's 'fullness of heart' that caused Thackeray to praise A Christmas Carol to the skies. "Who can listen to objections regarding such a book as this?" Thackeray wrote. 'It seems to be a National benefit, and to every man or woman who reads it a personal kindness."