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THE STAR IN THE WELL

By: Bailey, Temple

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, The P. F. Volland Company: 1928

Seller ID: 005363


Frontispiece of Madonna & Child by Paul Moschcowitz. Decorative cover with image of well and lovely drawings of the three shepherds and well surrounding text on each page. 46 pp. Covers in Poor condition with chipped edges, tears to spine with interior exposed, water rings and damage to both front and back covers, corners bent. Previous owner's name inscribed on front freepaper. Interior is tight and clean. Overall book is in Good + condition. View more info

CHRISTMAS: A PICTORIAL PILGRIMAGE

By: Benoit, Pierre (Senior Ed.); Pastor Konrad Leube (Associate Ed.); Elhanan Hagolani, P.hD. (Editorial Director)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Nashville, Abingdon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 006167


Pictorial history of the story surrounding Jesus of Nazareth and his birth on Christmas Day. 124 pp. Missing DJ. Brown cloth covers with gilt image of Jesus Christ on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing and bumping to cover edges and corners, small ink stain to bottom front cover, dirt smudges to top front cover. Spine ends are bent, small black mark on bottom spine. Map on endpapers. Green ink checkmark on front free endpaper. Foxing on glossy... View more info

LITTLE TREE

By: cummings, e.e.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006760


"In this warm and touching poem, e.e. cummings describes all the wonder and excitement of a young brother and sister who find their little tree on a city sidewalk and carry it home, where they adorn it with Christmas finery." Illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray. Stated First Edition. DJ in VG+ condition with mild wear to edges and corners, price sticker adhered to inside flap, not price-clipped. Book in NF condition, clean and crisp. View more info

WISHING YOU... THE SIMPLE JOYS OF THE SEASON

By: Evans, Sandi Gore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cumming, Iowa, Landauer Books: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007225


Illustrated and written by Sandi Gore Evans. Charming holiday book encouraging you to enjoy all the little parts of the holiday season from A to Z. 31 pp. Red decorative boards. Light wear to cover corners and edges, minor scuffing, spine is faded, spine ends are rubbed. Cocked spine. Author's signature on bottom of front free endpaper. Gift inscription from different person above author's signature, also on front free endpaper. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG- conditi... View more info

The Colonel's Christmas Party

By: King, Charles, Capt.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, L. R. Hamersly & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 002319


182 pp. Cream cloth covers with corners bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, light soiling to cover faces. Spine is darkened and scuffed, wear to joints, spine ends are bent and fraying. Interior clean. View more info

THE CANDLE IN THE WINDOW

By: McCarter, Margaret Hill

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 005897


Charming Christmas story. 71 pp. Decorative box in VG condition with normal wear from age; corners and edges are rubbed, stains to bottom of box, some small tears to corners. Stiff covers with candle image on front. Cover corners are bent, and bottom of spine has been bumped. Interior is clean, but binding is exposed between pages 70-71. Illustrations of candle and wreath at bottom of every page. Book in VG condition with equally nice box. View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE

By: Mulock-Craik, Dinah Maria

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1931

Seller ID: 006043


Pictures by Milo Winter. Edition of 1931. Adventures include: Brownie and the Cook; Brownie and the Cherry-Tree; Brownie in the Farmyard; Brownie's Ride; Brownie on the Ice; and Brownie and the Clothes. Color and b/w illustrations throughout. 128 pp. Blue cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on front and spine and pastedown illusatration of two children and "Brownie" sliding down a hill. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, spine e... View more info

THE UNTOLD ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS

By: Nash, Ogden

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007200


Illustrated by Walter Lorraine. 47 pp. Orange cloth covers with green image of Santa Claus and title on front, green title on spine. No DJ. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, dirt marks and scuffing to cover faces, spine is faded, spine ends are bumped and starting to fray. Spine is slightly cocked. Interior pages clean, no marks. Book is Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

Origins of Christmas Customs and Symbols

By: Smock, nell stolp

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Owatonna, Minnesota, Federated Mutual Implement and Hardware Insurance Company:

Seller ID: 002063


green "suede-like" stiff wraps. Gilt lettering and design on cover. Tied with gold cord. Unpaginated. Each page with beautiful colored illustrations. No date. Possibly given to customers at Christmas time as inside page says"Greetings and Best Wishes for A Very Happy Holiday Season". View more info

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS OF MR. M. A. TITMARSH

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1886

Seller ID: 007352


Thackeray's Complete Works, The People's Edition. With 325 Illustrations by the Author, Du Maurier, Cruikshank, Leech, Millais, Barnard, and Others. Stories include: Mrs. Perkins's Ball, Our Street, Dr. Birch, The Kickleburys on the Rhine, The Rose and the Ring, Ballads and Tales, The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond, Men's Wives and The Book of Snobs. 430 pp. Gren cloth cover with black image of the author on front, gilt title lettering on spine... View more info

THE STORY OF THE OTHER WISE MAN

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, P. J. Perrusi: 1957

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 006268


With decorations cut in wood by Ellen Raskin. The Story of The Other Wise Man has been planned and printed by P. J. Perrusi for the friends of Advertising Agencies' Service Company, incorporated, New York, in December of 1957. The edition comprises eight hundred copies, of which this is copy number 358. 59 pp. Missing slipcase. Orange cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, dirt smudges, fading along edges, apparent slight ben... View more info