19. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – $500,000 (1st Edition)
Most of us have may have come across or at least heard of ‘A Christmas Carol’, the iconic novel written by legendary author Charles Dickens. The book was first published in 1843 by publishers Chapman & Hall.
This iconic book’s true first printing still exists and has been well preserved by its collector. Its price, you ask? An astounding $500,000. Would make for quite a Christmas gift for a Charles Dickens fan, eh?