A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens with original illustrations. We know you have seen the movie and tv shows, but are you familiar with the actual text and original illustrations? These are marvelous and bring a depth to the story that visual media lacks. For your own spiritual growth and delight and for the enjoyment of your family, choose the original Christmas Carol as published in London on 19 December 1843. You will be fascinated by the original language and drawings. A Christmas treat that is special for any time of the year.