Come and remember with me!

Harry Furniss


13.7 x 9 cm vignetted

Dickens's Christmas Stories, Charles Dickens Library Edition, facing XVI, 12.

Although most of Dickens's seasonal offerings in the weekly journals Household Words (1851-58) and All the Year Round (1859-1867), appeared in substantial "Extra Christmas" numbers, "The Child's Story" was the second of two contributions by Dickens to a group of "relative" stories in one of the less substantial numbers, that for 1852. [Commentary continued below.]

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