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Christmas In The Stable

By: Astrid, Lindgren & Harold Wiberg (Illust. )

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Coward-Mccann: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35797

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 30 pages; Oversize oblong format HC/DJ. Soundly bound in publisher's red cloth with titles boldly in black to cover and spine. Light to moderate foxing to front and rear flyleaf to the areas not covered by jacket flaps. Color pictorial dust jacket is bright but with some mild damp soiling to the unlettered dust jacket spine panel. Light shelf rubbing and wear to jacket edges; several short closed tears at edges. Ja... View more info

A Christmas Box

By: Bingham, Clifton & L. M. (Illustrator)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London & New York, Ernest Nister & G. P. Dutton: 1895

Seller ID: 32044

Condition: Very Good-


Chromolithograph; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 12 pages; Circa 1895 Ernest Nister & G. P. Dutton; London & New York. Scarce small format color plate, chromolithograph illustrated Christmas book printed by Nister at Nurenburg. Title page is the cover board with publisher imprints along the lower edge of the chromlitho illustrated cover board. Green quarter cloth backed paper covered boards. Soundly bound with original floral patterned endpages - a bit toned. 4 Chromolitho ... View more info

Cranberry Christmas

By: Devlin, Wende & Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Parents' Magazine Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32535

ISBN: 0819308447

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


4to 11" - 13" tall; HC in original color illustrated boards. 1st edition. Soundly bound; issued without dust jacket. Prior owner's small name & address ink stamp and her 1976 penned date to the top front corner of the title page. Two tiny closed tears to the lower edge of the front pictorial endpage have been mended with archival japanese tissue. Some mild thumbing/page turning stress to the lower edge of the first few pages. Just trace shelf evidence to board e... View more info

Christmas Books

By: Dickens, Charles & Charles Keeping & Christopher Hibbert

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 30127

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 402 pages; 1st Folio edition in distictive scallop edges slipcase. HC in dark green quarter cloth and patterned paper covered boards; title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Snugly bound and neat. Illustrated with b&w drawings by Charles Keeping. Light shelf wear to slipcase at edges. Solid unmarked copy. NF/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Christmas Stories, [Including "A Christmas Carol"] (In 2 Volumes, Complete) "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition "

By: Dickens, Charles & J. Leech & D. MacLise (Illust. )

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson: 1862

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 34290

Condition: Very Good


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 802 pages; [1862] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. 2 volume edition with 10 engraved plates by Leech & Maclise. Snugly bound and very neat, recased with original publisher's brown cloth laid down over new boards and spine. Decorative pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines; boards embellished in blind. This set professionally recased in matching color cloth, retaining most of the original cloth. Tissue guarded frontis and ex... View more info

New Stories, [Including] "Hard Times" & "Pictures from Italy" (In) "Peterson's Uniform Duodecimo Edition "

By: Dickens, Charles & J. Leech & D. MacLise (Illust. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson and Brothers: 1861

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 34291

Condition: Very Good


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 500 pages; [1861] T. B. Peterson, Philadelphia. With several engraved plates by Leech & Maclise. Snugly bound and very neat, recased with original publisher's brown cloth laid down over new boards and spine. Decorative pictorial title designs brightly in gilt to spines; boards embellished in blind. This set professionally recased in matching color cloth, retaining most of the original cloth. Tissue guarded frontis and extra engraved... View more info

Christmas Stories

By: Dickens, Charles and Spencer Baird Nichols (Illust. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 27084

Condition: Very Good-


Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pages; Handsomely illustrated with 11 full page color plates with art nouveau flourishes done by Spencer Baird Nichols. In original red cloth with gilt title lettering blocked to cover and spine, a little rubbed and dulled at spine. Color pictorial panel mounted to the cover board. Text block solid and generally neat with some light foxing to front and rear endmatter. Rear endpage split in the gutter. Cloth crimped at spine en... View more info

The Christmas Bride

By: Hill, Grace Livingston

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1934

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 20170

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 319 pages; Bright, snug and neat in a nice dust jacket. Prior owner's name to front endpage blacked out with marker with the remanants of her name sticker same page. Dust jacket bright and fresh with just superficial rub to edges. Livingston Hill catalog of titles on jacket's rear panel has prior owner's small pencil check marks adjacent to tiles she had presumably read. A really very snug and attractively dust jacketed copy. VG+/VG+ View more info

Weihnachten! : Eine Erzahlung Fur Meine Jungen Freunde

By: Hoffmann, Franz

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, I. Kohler, 911 Arch Street: 1865

Seller ID: 22620

Condition: Very Good-


frontispiece; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 108 pages; [no date given] Circa 1865. Kohler, Philadelphia. Amerikanische Stereotyp-Ausg. Terra cotta colored cloth with pictorial title design in gilt to cover. Spine unlettered as issued. Snugly bound and clean; no marks. Light general shelf rub to cloth at edges and surfaces; a superficial damp mottling to the rear board. Illustrated with woodcut frontis. partial split in the front endpage gutter. Solid clean copy. Scarce. ... View more info

Faces of Christmas Past

By: Holm, Bill

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Afton, MN, Afton Historical Society Press: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20784

ISBN: 1890434027

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 63 pages; HC in teal boards with paper, pictorial title panel mounted to front cover; titles in gilt to spine. 2nd printing. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Bright, tight and fresh. Feels and appears about as new. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Fine; Signed by Author View more info

The Animals' Merry Christmas - A Giant Golden Book

By: Jackson, Kathryn & Richard Scarry (Illust. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30569

Condition: Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize HC in glazed color illustrated boards. 2nd "B" printing of the "Giant" format edition, with large pop-up color Santa inside the front cover. Contents, including the pop-up, are soundly bound and generally neat with some light thumbing evidence to lower corners of the pages and a little stress to the flat surface of the recto page to which the large- pop-up is anchored. The spine area of the binding is distressed and w... View more info

Lois Lenski's Christmas Stories

By: Lenski, Lois

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35931

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 152 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Mild shelf rubbing to jacket at edges with price clipped from lower corner of the front flap and a tiny nick to the lower edge of the front corner. Trace toning to the whites of the jacket. NF/VG++ View more info

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, And Rudolph Shines Again

By: May, Robert Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Company: 1964

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 35932

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 3rd printing. Snugly bound and neat in original glossy, color pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket just very lightly rubbed at edges with several tiny nicks and closed tears. Superficial shelf bumping to board corners. VG++/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The first Christmas crib

By: Milhous, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35262

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Color and b/w pictures; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 50 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and clean in original color pictorial dust jacket, price clipped from top corner of the front flap. 1944 Christmas gift inscription penned to front endpage. Just very light shelf rubbing to the tips of the paper covered boards. Usual and expected toning to endpage gutter's from mid-century binder's glue. Dust jacket has several short and longer closed edge tears, though only a pair... View more info

The Night before Christmas [Nister #1157]

By: Moore, Clement C. & Lizzie Lawson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London & New York, Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33863

Condition: Fair


Chromo-lithographs & toned drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 24 pages; [1904] Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton : London and New York. (Printed in Bavaria). Small format HC with publisher's red quarter cloth spine unlettered - as issued. The chromolitho color paper covers for the boards have been removed and are missing with the result showing as the naked boards with trace remanants of the original cover illustrations (Inexplicable). Contents complete and bright [24] u... View more info

The Night before Christmas

By: Moore, Clement C. ; Bob G Watkins

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Leo Burnett: 1955

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 12021

Condition: Near Fine


Drawings etc; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; [np] pages; 1955 Leo Burnett, Inc. Square format HC in color pictorial paper over boards. Blue cloth backstrip; unlettered, as issued. 1st edition of this Watkins interpretation of moore's classic. Golden Book size and format. Bright, tight and neat. No marks. Just trivial shelf evidence at edges. NF View more info

The Night before Christmas : [Advertising Promotion - Bedford Shoe - Lititz PA]

By: Moore, Clement Clarke & Nell Stolp Smock (Illust. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lititz PA, NA: 1950

Seller ID: 36009

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Circa 1950. No publisher given. A promotional advertising copy with no printing attribution. 8vo sized paperback in color pictorial wrappers with side sewn two hole silk string binding. Illustrated in color throughout by Smock. Promotional copy issued for distribution by Bedford Shoe Co in Lititz PA. Expected light toning and mild shelf soiling to covers. VG or better View more info

The Night Before Christmas

By: Moore, Clement. C & W. T. Smedley; Frederic B. Schell; Alfred Fredericks; Henry Rankin Poore; James W. Louderbach (Ills. )

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1883

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 32190

Condition: Very Good-


Wood cuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages; 1st edition, thus. Handsomely bound in original olive green cloth with bevelled board edges and decorative pictorial title design embossed deeply with gilt , brown and red detailing. All edges gilt; gilt title lettering to spine still generally bright. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends; boards lightly tapped at corners. Several small spots of soiling/discoloration to the board surfaces and a pair of tiny dents to the surf... View more info

New Year's Day; A Winter's Tale

By: Mrs. Gore and George Cruikshank (Illust. )

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Paris & Boston, Fisher Son & Co. ; H. Mandeville; Strong & Brodhead: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25806

Condition: Very Good-


Frontis and 3 engraved plates; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 203 pages; [1846/47] Fisher Son & Co. ; H. Mandeville; Strong & Brodhead. HC in original trade cloth binding; brown cloth with decorative gilt title panel to spine with decorative garland patterns and borders in blind to boards. No edition stated. Tissue guarded frontis and 3 engraved plates from designs by Cruikshank. No ads at rear. Bequest bookplate dated 1855 mounted to the front pastedown, with several pen... View more info

All around the Christmas Tree - with Two Christmas Pop-Ups: A Bonnie Book

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kenosha WI, John Martin's House : James & Jonathan Co: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33978

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; HC in original glossy color illustrated boards. A "Bonnie Book." Includes two pop-up illustrations, one inside front cover and one mid-book. Complete clean and bright with pop-ups in perfect working condition. Just mild shelf rubbing to spine edge and corner tips. Light mustiness from humid storage. VG View more info