Includes extensive revisions.
On the title page: "A Christmas Carol / In Prose; / Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. / By Charles Dickens / The Illustrations by John Leech / Chapman and Hall No. 6 Strand / MDCCCXLIII. / My own, and only, MS of the Book"; signed by Charles Dickens.
Preface dated "December 1843" and signed "CD."
Signed on the back flyleaf by Francis Hopkinson Smith (dated Nov. 20, 1914) with a note from Belle Greene.
A Christmas carol in prose : being a ghost story of Christmas : autograph manuscript signed, 1843 Dec.