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The Cherry Tree Carol

By: (Traditional)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16087

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book has only light general wear and aging along with bumps at corners and a small stain on the back. Square and securely bound. Jacket is slightly soiled on the front and has one quarter-sized stain on the back that has bled through to the rear book cover. Jacket also has a three-inch tear on the back near top left. This is a many-verse version (3 parts) of the Yorkshire, Cherry Tree Carol with beautiful illustrations by Jeanyee Wong. ; Color Illustrations; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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The Merrie Tales of the Mad Men of Gotham

By: (Traditional)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, John Clyde Oswald: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16093

Condition: Very Good+


Slim dark leather spine with patterned paper over boards. Tile on affixed label. Book has very light wear. There is some starting in higes but binding is secure. This book of the traditional tales of the Mand Men of Gotham was prepared and printed by well-known publicher, John Clyde Oswald. It is set in an Old English style type on hand-laid paper. I suspect Oswald did this as a Christmas remembrance for friends and customers. ; B&W Drawing of Christmas Tree; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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Los Extranos Caminos De Dios, Navidad 1955

By: Correa, Eduardo, Jr.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Walter Thompson: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 16620

Condition: Near Fine


Red, thin, leather or leather-like wraps with pages laid in rather than attached. This small booklet was issued by the J. Walter Thompson advertising company in 1955 in a limited edition of 1000. This is number 740. The booklet has only very light wear along with some age-toning, mainly to the edges of the endpapers. Overall it is about near fine. The title translates roughly to The Strange Ways of God and the text is by Eduardo Correa, Jr., about whom I can find no information. However, the illustrator, Alberto Beltran was a well-known graphic designer an artist in Mexico who did a number of ... View more info

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Old Christmas in Merrie England

By: Irving, Theodore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: ca 1960

Seller ID: 16090

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has three small tears, two on edges and one at top of spine. Jacket is price-clipped. Otherwise the jacket is broght and quite attractive; the tears are not immediately noticeable. This is the Peter Pauper edition of Irving's classic essay. No date or printing indicated. ; Tinted Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 60 pages View more info

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The Legend of the Christmas Rose

By: Lagerlof, Selma

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Aldus Printers for Russell-Rutter Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 16083

Condition: Very Good


Reddish-pink paper over boards with white rose and black titles. Some light general wear with rubbing on corners. This copy says it was privately printed in a limited edition (limitation not stated) by Aldus Printers for Russell-Rutter company. Russell-Rutter Co. was involved with the world of publishing. Some descriptions of this book indicate that it was printed for other people or businesses, so I'm guessing that private printingss were done for different companies and people. This is a famous Christmas story from Selma Lagerlof, Nobel Prize winner. Attractive copy. ; B&W Drawings on Pale G... View more info

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Brotherly House: A Christmas Story

By: Richmond, Grace S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16088

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book has a green cloth spine with beige paper over boards a small illustration and gold title on front. The book has light, general wear and aging. VG+. The jacket has some smal chips and tears at corners and spine tips. Light soiling or toning. VG-. Solid copy. This is the A. L. Burt edition with 1912 as the only date. Burt was a reprint house that often brought out their editions in the same year as the first. This is a very attractive copy of a wonderful Christmas book. ; Color Frontispiece; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 89 pages View more info

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Rock Crystal: A Christmas Tale

By: Stifter, Adalbert (trans. Elizabeth Mayer and Marianne Moore)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1945

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 16091

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Book has almost no wear but is sunned on verso along front edge, probably from improper stacking. Stilla quite attractive copy. No jacket or slipcase. This is a Christmas story with beautiful illustrations and a translation by Marianne Moore. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages View more info

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"I, Your Father..."

By: Unknown

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Montreal, Private Printing/Charles Corbett Ronalds: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 16092


Book has very light, general wear with very light aging. VG+ to NF. Patterned glassine dustwrapperhas light wear and aging including a small, pushed up fold along the rear bottom edge, but is overall in remarkably nice shape. VG or slightly better. Red, white and green slipcase has an inch of design missing on bottom edge and the top strip has slipped off but is present. The slip case could be repaired, though, as is, it is still serviceable and presentable. This story is illustrated with a frontispiece of Santa that aoppears to be a real engraving. This book was prepared as a Christmas greeti... View more info

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Christmas at the Rose and Crown

By: Uttley, Allison

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, London, Toronto, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16085

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Red paper over boards with full color illustration and white titles. Book has some edge wear especially at spine ends, with some damage at top of spine, along with light aging. Interior shows some age-toning along with a couple of creases. Pages 25 has a short tear. Jacket also has wear at extremities. Book is in the G+ to VG- range and jacket are is VG. Uttley was a well-known author of children's books. She did a series of Little Grey Rabbit books. ; Color Pictures; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 72 pages View more info