Old Joe's Beetling Shop, 1993
Dickens Christmas Carol Collection (John Hine)
Size: 8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches
Issue price $175
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"Far in this den of infamous resort, there was a low-browed beetling shop below a pent-house roof where iron, old rags, bottles, bones and greasy offal were brought"

"They left the busy scene and went into an obscure part of the town where Scrooge had never penetrated before, although he recognised its situation and its bad repute. The ways were foul and narrow; the shops and houses wretched; the people half-naked, drunken, slipshod, ugly."

Charles Dickens wrote, in 1843, that part of the Christmas Carol story where the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come takes Scrooge through the back streets of London to old Joe's beetling shop. We have great delight in bringing you Old Joe's Beetling Shop, A Veritable Den of Iniquity.