Friday, December 2, 2011

A Christmas Carol, 1868

This version was published in 1868 by the R.W. Carroll and Company publishers in Cincinnati Ohio. It included A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, The Goldmakers' Village by H. Zschrokke, Rasselas Prince of Abyssina by Samuel Johnson and other gems of select literature.

The book was owned by John Williamson Moran.  He signed and dated the inside and it was found in a steamer trunk with other books and paperwork at the Moran family home.











Title page
Publishers date, 1868

J.W. Moran
Dresden Tenn
April 23, 1870 or possibly 1890