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Special Collections “Flipping books”

Holiday
A Child’s Christmas in Wales
by Dylan Thomas (1952) excerpts
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore (1932) in its entirety
Christmas with Mr. Pickwick by Charles Dickens (1950 edition) excerpts
The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens (1846) excerpts
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1843) Full text online at Project Gutenberg excerpts: 1955 edition illustrated by Donald McKay, 1915 edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 1940 edition illustrated by Philip Reed, 1920 edition illustrated by A.C. Michael
The Cultivation of Christmas Trees by T.S. Eliot (1956) excerpts
The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall by Washington Irving (1906) excerpts
Halloween
The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe (1846) in its entirety
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (1839) excerpts
The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe (1842) excerpts
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (1845) excerpts
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (1819) excerpts
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (1320) excerpts
Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897) excerpts
Other Works
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens (1870)
The Christmas Numbers of All the World Round by Charles Dickens (1859)
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1847) manuscript
Household Words by Charles Dickens (1855)
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1857) illustrated and in its entirety