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Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas
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Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

By Collins, Ace

Michigan: Zondervan, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. 195 pages. Illustrated in the text by Clint Hansen. The book reveals the people, places, and events that shaped the best-loved customs of this merriest of holidays. Here are spiritual insights, true-life tales, and captivating legends to intrigue and bring new lustre and depth to your celebration. It shows how the traditions of Christmas - Advent wreaths, Nativity scenes, Yule logs, caroling, and even Santa Claus - took root. C3C. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Hansen, Clint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.52

The Voice of an Angel and Other Christmas Stories
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The Voice of an Angel and Other Christmas Stories

By Keane, John B.

Dublin: Mercier Press, 1995. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped.188 pages. First Edition First printing. The author is one of Ireland's best-loved authors and in this new collection of Christmas stories the irrepressible Kerry author entertains and enlightens during the festive season. Comprises: The Voice of an Angel; A Tasmanian Backhander; Christmas Noses; High Fielding; Christmas Diversion; The Woman Who Hated Christmas; Pail but not Wan; The Good Corner Boy; Something Drastic; The Woman Who Passed Herself Out; The Best Christmas Dinner; The Long and the Short of It; Christmas Eruptions; A Last Christmas Gift; The Urging of Christmas. C3A. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.60

The Adoration of the Kings  -  Depicted By the Great Masters
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The Adoration of the Kings - Depicted By the Great Masters

By Woodward, Rev. George R.

London: The Medici Society, 1924. Brown title to cloth spine with brown title and decoration on paper boards with inset coloured picture after Albrecht Durer. Boards are quite clean with no wear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers and light foxing but pasted in coloured plates are clean and bright. Comprises 27 carols and 10 coloured plates on the procession of the kings into Bethlehem and The adoration of the kings after Gozzoli, Mostaert, Fra Angelico, Fabiano, Masaccio, Botticelli, Correggio, Brueghel. R11. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.60

The Christmas Story  -  From the Gospels of Matthew and Luke
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The Christmas Story - From the Gospels of Matthew and Luke

By Northrop, Marguerite (edited by)

New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1966. Gold titles and red and black motif on green cloth boards which are clean and unmarked and no wear with just a tinge of fading to top edge. Internally clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket is VG+ and is complete. Illustrated with colour paintings by clasical artists and clasical woodcuts. An attractive large format work. 4. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.60