christmas carol

Highlights from Bernard Quaritch’s latest New Acquisitions catalogue and Bibles, Liturgy, Faith catalogue include:
When Daniel Ryan was just a freshman at a Connecticut boarding school, his English teacher gave him a copy of A Christmas Carol as he headed home for the holidays.
Boston—A Charles Dickens handwritten signed quotation from “A Christmas Carol” sold for $23,597 according to Boston-based RR Auction. 
New York, New York, August 9, 2011—Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was Britain's first true literary superstar.
As if Charles Dickens could use the publicity boost, Oprah announced on Monday that not one but two of h