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AMELIARANNE GIVES A CHRISTMAS PARTY
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AMELIARANNE GIVES A CHRISTMAS PARTY

By HEWARD, CONSTANCE

PEARSE, S.B.. (PEARSE,S.B.)illus. AMELIARANNE GIVES A CHRISTMAS PARTY by Constance Heward. London: Harrap (1938). 8vo (6 1/4 x 8 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, small crease on corner of cover, neat owner name, VG+. First edition. Featuring lovely full page color illustrations opposite each page of text and with pictorial endpapers plus black and whites on text pages. When 2 strangers come to Ameliaranne's house during a snow storm, they surprise everyone with 2 little monkeys and a few days later surprise them with a Christmas meal.

$100.00

NIP AND TUCK IN TOYLAND

By FREEMAN, LEILA

FREEMAN, LEILA. CHRISTMAS. NIP AND TUCK IN TOYLAND by Leila Freeman. NY: Sears (1927). Large 4to (9 1/2 x 11 5/8"), green cloth, pictorial paste-on, 160p., near Fine. This is the story of two little elves that go to Toyland with Santa where they encounter humanized toys and humanized objects. Illustrated with 8 color plates, color endpapers and numerous full page and text illustrations in black and white. A nice copy.

$250.00

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
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12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

By SABUDA, ROBERT

SABUDA, ROBERT. POP-UP. (SABUDA) 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Robert Sabuda. NY: Simon & Schuster 1996. Sq. 4to, cl. backed pict. bds, Fine. 1st ed. (1 -10 code). Each 2 page spread has two pop-ups done in white against colored backgrounds - one emerges as the page is opened, the other is under a flap. The pop-ups are really paper intricate sculptures. One of the most well executed pop-ups of its kind.

$85.00

CHRISTMAS ALPHABET
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CHRISTMAS ALPHABET

By SABUDA, ROBERT

SABUDA, ROBERT. POP-UP. CHRISTMAS ALPHABET by Robert Sabuda. NY: Orchard Books 1994. Obl. 4to, pict. bds, Fine. 1st ed. with correct code. Each leaf has two pop-ups done in white against colored backgrounds. The pop-ups are really paper sculptures with each letter representing a different Christmas item. One of the most well executed pop-ups of its kind.

$125.00

ALL ABOUT THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
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ALL ABOUT THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

By MOORE, CLEMENT

HALL, GLADYS. CHRISTMAS. [MOORE,CLEMENT]. ALL ABOUT THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. NY: Cupples & Leon (1918). 16mo (4 1/4 x 5 1/2"), boards, pictorial paste-on, Fine in dust wrapper with several large pieces off cover. Illustrated by GLADYS HALL with 6 great color plates plus full page black & whites. This is a scarce title in the "All ABout" series.

$375.00

DIANE GOODE'S AMERICAN CHRISTMAS
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DIANE GOODE'S AMERICAN CHRISTMAS

By GOODE, DIANE

GOODE, DIANE. CHRISTMAS. DIANE GOODE'S AMERICAN CHRISTMAS by Diane Goode. NY: Dutton (1990). 4to, pict. bds, as new in dw. Stated 1st ed. An anthology of poems and stories by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Langston Hughes and others, beautifully illustrated in color by Caldecott Honor medalist Goode.

$30.00

ANGEL IN THE WOODS
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ANGEL IN THE WOODS

By LATHROP, DOROTHY

LATHROP, DOROTHY. LATHROP,DOROTHY. AN ANGEL IN THE WOODS. NY: Macmillan 1947 (1947). 8vo (6 3/4 x 8"), red cloth, Fine in VG+ dust wrapper with small edge tear. Stated 1st edition. A toy angel brings a festive Christmas to the forest creatures. Featuring beautiful full and partial page illustrations with depth and detail by Lathrop. A very lovely book. Nice copy.

$125.00

CHRISTMAS ANNA ANGEL
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CHRISTMAS ANNA ANGEL

By SAWYER, RUTH

SEREDY, KATE. (SEREDY,KATE)illus. CHRISTMAS ANNA ANGEL by Ruth Sawyer. NY: Viking Press 1944 (1944). 8vo (7 x 8 3/4"), cloth, 48p., Fine in VG+ dust wrapper lightly frayed at spine ends. 1st edition. Based on a true story of what happened to a little girl on a Hungarian farm. Illustrated with magnificent, richly colored lithographs. CALDECOTT HONOR.

$150.00

SANTA'S TOYLAND PLAYBOOK
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SANTA'S TOYLAND PLAYBOOK

CHRISTMAS. SANTA'S TOYLAND PLAYBOOK. Racine: Whitmas 1962. 4to (9 x 12"), flexible pictorial card covers, Fine and unused. This is a 3 panel book illustrated in color on all sides in typical early 1960'2 style. There are pockets in 2 of the panels that hold activity items "To keep children busy until Santa comes". Included are: Puppet Theater, Cut Outs, Paper Dolls, clothing and a coloring book that the child cuts out and makes into a book.

$100.00

VISIONS OF ST. NICK IN ACTION
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VISIONS OF ST. NICK IN ACTION

BRADFORD, E.A.. POP-UP. (CHRISTMAS) VISIONS OF ST. NICK IN ACTION ed. by Louise Harris. no place: Phillips Pub. 1950. Oblong 4to (8 3/4 x 7"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge rubbing else VG+. Illustrated in color throughout by E.A. BRADFORD. This can be read as a conventional book with five 3- dimensional scenes featuring a Christmas theme or it can be formed into a hexagonal unit so that all 5 pop-out scenes emerge at once (and can also be hung on a string through a hole on the top so it can revolve.

$200.00

RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER
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RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER

By MAY, ROBERT L.

GUILD, MARION. POP-UP. (CHRISTMAS) RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER by Robert L. May. London: Adprint (by arrangement with Maxton Pub. in N.Y.), no date, circa 1950. Oblong 4to (10 1/2 x 8 1/2"), pictorial card covers, some edge wear, VG+. May's classic Christmas song is illustrated in color by MARION GUILD featuring 5 great double-page pop-ups.

$125.00

CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS
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CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS

By ANSON, W.S.W.

WRIGHT, ALAN. CHRISTMAS. CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS edited by W.S.W. Anson. London & NY: Routledge & Dutton, no date, circa 1905. 8vo (6 x 8 1/4"), pictorial cloth, Fine condition. Dozens of Christmas verses by Robert Herrick and others, printed on heavy parchment like paper. Illustrated by Alan Wright (Anne Anderson's husband) and Vernon Stokes with 12 lovely color plates with tissue guards.

$110.00

FLORAL FAIRIES: THE LITTLE MISS HOLLIES
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FLORAL FAIRIES: THE LITTLE MISS HOLLIES

By ROBINSON, GERTRUDE INA

CARTER, F.A.. FAIRIES. FLORAL FAIRIES: THE LITTLE MISS HOLLIES by Gertrude Ina Robinson. NY: Floral Fairy Pub. Co. 1912. Oblong 4to (11 5/8 x 8 7/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Slight cover soil else near fine. A charming book about holly plants that come alive at Christmas time, illustrated by F.A. CARTER with 8 color plates. A song with musical notation is at the end of the book. Very scarce.

$300.00

NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
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NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

By MOORE, CLEMENT

WEHR, JULIAN. MOVEABLE. (WEHR) THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement Moore. Duenewald: 1949. 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 1/2"), spiral backed pictorial boards, VG. Illustrated in color by JULIAN WEHR featuring 4 nice moveable plates.

$300.00

CHRISTMAS SURPRISE BOOK

WILDE, IRMA. POP-UP. (CHRISTMAS) THE CHRISTMAS SURPRISE BOOK. NY: Grosset & Dunlap 1950. Oblong 4to (10 1/4 x 8 1/2"), spiral backed boards, some edge rubbing, VG+. 1st edition. 10 Christmas stories illustrated in color by Irma wilde, featuring 6 great double-sided pop-ups by A. Schenk.

$60.00

SANTA VISITS MOTHER GOOSE

POP-UP. SANTA VISITS MOTHER GOOSE. (White Plains, N.Y.: 1953). 4to (8 1/2 x 10 1/2"), spiral backed flexible card covers, owner inscription and slightest bit of rubbing else fine. The text is in story form tracing Santa's encounters with Mother Goose characters. Brightly illustrated in color on every page in the style of Julian Wehr. There are 4 nice pop-ups and a 3-dimensional piglet head that sticks out through a hole in the page. This copy lacks a parachute but includes THE BAG OF CANDY, A PAPER HORN, A PLASTIC SPOON A BANDAID AND A BOOK MOUNTED INSIDE REAR COVER! The book has the text of the rhymes included in the story. Typical 50's style.

$125.00

SANTA'S LITTLE HELPERS

By FITCH, AHLENE

HOEST, WILLIAM. POP-UP. SANTA'S LITTLE HELPERS by Ahlene Fitch. Polygraphic Company of America 1952. 4to (8 1/2 x 10 1/4"), spiral backed pictorial wraps, lacks the lollipop (of course), a few light cover marks, near Fine. Illustrated with color lithographs on each page by William Hoest. Featuring 5 pop-ups, one picture that moves manually, a flip the flap page and cotton for Santa's beard that shows through a hole in the cover .

$75.00

JINGLE DINGLE IN "CHRISTMAS TIME IN JINGLE TOWN

By KRAMER, LUCILLE

RUHMAN, RUTH. POP-UP AND MOVEABLE. JINGLE DINGLE IN "CHRISTMAS TIME IN JINGLE TOWN" by Lucille Kramer. 1953: Leon Jason. 4to (8 1/4 x 11"), spiral backed pictorial wraps, slightest bit of cover rubbing, lacks bell attached to cover else near Fine. Illustrated in color in typical 50's style by Ruth Ruhman and featuring 2 pop-ups, 3 tab operated moveables one figure that the child can move and a slit in the top of stocking for storage.

$90.00

ONCE ON CHRISTMAS
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ONCE ON CHRISTMAS

By THOMPSON, DOROTHY

LENSKI, LOIS. (LENSKI,LOIS)illus. ONCE ON CHRISTMAS by Dorothy Thompson. NY: Oxford University Press (1938). A small book 4 1/4 x 5 1/8", pictorial boards, Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 1st edition, 1st printing. Illustrated by Lenski with charming full and partial page pen and ink drawings that bring to life Christmas of the past. A lovely little book. 1st printings are very scarce.

$200.00

CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
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CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

By THOMAS, DYLAN

ARDIZZONE, EDWARD. (ARDIZZONE,EDWARD)illus. A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES by Dylan Thomas. Boston: David Godine (1980). 7 1/2 x 9 3/4", boards, fine in near fine dust wrapper. 1st U.S. edition with these illustrations. Beautifully illustrated in color and line by Ardizzone. Nice copy.

$60.00

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