“THE BIBLE OF CHRISTMAS”
DICKENS, Charles. Christmas Books. London, 1843-48. Together, five volumes.
First editions of all five of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books— chief among them a first issue of his immortal Christmas Carol, the veritable "Bible of Christmas"— illustrated with 63 engravings altogether, four in color, by Leech, Maclise, Stanfield, Doyle and Landseer, handsomely bound, with the original cloth for each volume bound in. $12,000.