20 December 2018

‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens

In the Library we have a classic festive tale: a copy of the Folio Society’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, complete with original illustrations by John Leech. Eric Crozier offered to write a libretto for Britten based on this book but sadly this never came to fruition.

A Christmas Carol

Title page of Britten’s book.

A Christmas Carol

One of the many illustrations from the book.

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