A rare read was recently discovered amongst a plethora of other covers in Cleveland Public Library's Special Collections Department: an original first-edition copy of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale, A Christmas Carol.
CPL staffers aren't exactly sure when the 170-year-old book was donated or by whom, but they do know they've unearthed a real holiday treasure. Only 6,000 other copies, originally printed in 1843 Britain, are in existence.
To get a glimpse of the rare find for yourself, head on up to the third floor of the CPL with a photo I.D.
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