A Dickensian Holiday, Dec. 16 – Jan 4, 2016
Special Collections staff
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A Christmas Carol is arguably Charles Dickens best Christmas story, but he wrote several other Christmas stories including two more novellas: The Chimes and A Cricket by the Hearth. Dickens’ other Christmas stories appeared in his literary magazine Household Words. On display we have few early editions of Dickens’ novellas, a first edition of A Christmas Carol, and some finely illustrated 20th-century editions. These works are all part of our larger Dickens Collection which contains over 700 volumes.