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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 at Ormistead Hall

By: Glover, Julia L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, The Wartburg Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37699

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages; Smaller format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Soundly bound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket rubbed and worn at edges with several small nicks and chips at extremities. Light general toning to jacket surfaces. Blue cloth boards have mild shelf bumping to corner tips and some mild silverfish evidence to sizing of cloth at board edges. Prior owner name to front pastedown. VG-/G++ 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

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

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

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

The "Best-Ever" Christmas Book

By: Ramsey, Helen and Others

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Syracuse, N. Y, Willis N. Bugbee: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15301

Condition: Very Good


Bugbee's Popular Books; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 99 pages; Small format paperback in pictorial, title lettered wraps. A collection of monologues, poems and short dramatic pieces for use in "...commemorating the Birthday of the Prince of Peace...in this time of war and strife." Side stapled binding with pictorial. Solid and neat with just light shelf soiling to surfaces and a few pencilled names next to speaking parts and monologues. VG Scarce View more info

Merry Christmas, Julie

By: Robson, Janet

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35299

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original color illustrated dust jacket. Color tableau ice-pond skating pictorial endsheets with linen backed joints. Jacket just lightly shelf rubbed at edges with a few tiny nicks. Illustrated throughout with alternating muted color toned drawings and full color drawings. Light damp storage odor lingering but otherwise very well preserved. VG-/VG thus View more info

Christmas Card: "Some Swell Tree" [Wild Things Chritmas Tree] Museum of Modern Art Card # M80

By: Sendak, Maurice

Price: $47.95

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16608

Condition: Fine


Color Illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; 1980 MOMA Christmas card M80. Maurice Sendak illustration of an ornament and candle decorated Wild Thing/ Christmas Tree. Titled "Some Swell Tree" in the MOMA catalog and on the printer's line to the rear of the card. Unused example with what appears to be the original mailing envelope. Fine example. Scarce View more info

Colonel Carter's Christmas

By: Smith, Francis Hopkinson & F. C. Yohn (Illust. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1903

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35265

Condition: Good+


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; [SIGNED] 1903 Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st edition; signed limited edition #139 of 500. Signed by Hopkinson on the limitation page. Soundly bound in original vellum type paper boards with yapped. overlapping front edges; pictorial title designs in gilt to cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Top front corner of the upper and lower board show the effects of a light damp exposure with small area of discoloration to fron... View more info