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Arthur Rackham, A Biography
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Arthur Rackham, A Biography

By Hamilton, James

New York: Arcade Pub, Little Brown, 1990. Brown boards with blue endpapers in "new" condition. Beautiful illustrations througout in b/w and color. FIRST PRINTING with complete numberline- also stated First U.S. Edition. D.J. has original price of $45.00 on inside flap of D.J. 199 pages, including index. Always happy to send detailed photographs at your request. This book examines Rackham, the artist and illuminates his work. The artwork is incredible!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.00

Sequel to the Pied Piper of Hamelin and Other Poems
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Sequel to the Pied Piper of Hamelin and Other Poems

By Cotter, Joseph S

New York: Henry Harrison, 1939. Blue boards in fine condition. Photograph of author on frontpiece. Inscribed by Author on endboard. "To Mr. E.A. Joanas, Joseph S. Cotter," This was his last book of poetry. 93 pages. Dust Jacket has blue cast from the book with minor small chip at spine. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Slim book 93 pages. . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$345.00

Snow Before Christmas
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Snow Before Christmas

By Tudor Tasha

London: Oxford University Press, 1941. Green Boards with pastedown decorative title. Slight browning to edge of boards, and dustjacket. Dustjacket has bright color illustration. Lovely illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. No writings or inscriptions. Original price of $1.00 on inside flap of jacket. Some light browning limited to endboards, bright interior pages. Always happy to send detailed photographs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$485.00

Christmas Drawings for the Human Race
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Christmas Drawings for the Human Race

By Nast, Thomas (INSCRIBED)

Franklin Square New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. Large tan pictorial cloth . INSCRIBED and SIGNED on first free endpaper by Th Nast. Boards a bit soiled and wear to spine edges and bumped corners. Interior pages very good with engraved frontis and 60 full page illustrations by Nast.Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 – December 7, 1902) was a German-born American caricaturist and editorial cartoonist who is considered to be the "Father of the American Cartoon".[1] Among his notable works were the creation of the modern version of Santa Claus, and Uncle Sam (the male personification of the American people), as well as the political symbols of both major United States political parties: the Republican elephant and the Democratic donkey. ALWAYS Happy to send detailed PHOTOS to serious buyers.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. Illus. by Thomas Nast. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3900.00

The Chimes
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The Chimes

By Dickens, Charles

London: The Limited Editions Club, 1931. Brown Boards with black design and bright gold gilt to upper board. Spine darker than boards. Gold gilt top leaves. SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Limited edition of 1500 copies this being no. 315. Fine interior pages. Tight. Housed in Slipcase in good condition with tape reinforcing the spine. Beautiful book. From my Grandfather's private Christmas collection. Always happy to send detailed photos.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$1100.00

The Chimes
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The Chimes

By Dickens, Charles

New York and London: Hodder and Stoughton No date {1913} Blue Boards with bright gold elaborate gilt design to upper boards and spine. Color pastedown frontpiece. Seven total mounted color plates by Thomson. Interior pages fine. Decorated endboards. Always happy to send detailed photos. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Hugh Thomson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$239.00

Straws from the Manger or Thoughts on Christmastide
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Straws from the Manger or Thoughts on Christmastide

By Cotter, Joseph S

Milwaukee, Wis.: Diederich-Scaefer Co., 1917. Grey/blue boards with gold gilt printing to title. Tight book. Spotting/foxing limited to first 3 pages. Boards a little faded, bumping to corners. 99 pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

Christmas Tyde
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Christmas Tyde

By Attributed To Coleridge, Sarah; Daughter To Coleridge Samuel

London: William Pickering, 1849. Green blindstamped decorated boards with Gold gilt title to spine and upper board. Each page is bordered around text. Light foxing limited to last couple of pages in book. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Lovely book.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$340.00

Is There A Santa Claus?
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Is There A Santa Claus?

By Riis, Jacob A

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1904. Blue boards with illustration and bright gold gilt design. Interior pages unmarked. B/W illustrations throughout margins of every page. Thick paper. Dust jacket is separated at spine but present and browning cast. At the end of the book there are four pages of Publishers Ads for Riis's other books. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Boards and inteior pages fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$225.00

The Birth Of Christ from The Gospel According to Saint Luke
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The Birth Of Christ from The Gospel According to Saint Luke

The Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Blue Boards with quarter leather. Gilt lettering to spine leather. LIMITED edition of 370 Copies, this is Number 65. The Wood engravings are by Noel Rooke. Beautiful handmade paper, untrimmed edges. Red and black ink used throughout for illustrations and text. Interior pages FINE, crisp bright with no markings. Always happy to send detailed photographs on request.. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

$395.00

Ring Out, Wild Bells
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Ring Out, Wild Bells

By Tennyson, Alfred Lord

New York: Privately Printed, 1926. Blue designed boards with title pastedown. Limited edition of 105 copies. This copy is 60. This books has been designed and put into type by Frank E. Powers of the private Press in Nw York. The Press-work has been done by F.E.P. at the Harbor Press in New York. Beautiful hand made paper. Boards have corner edgewear and 1/2 inch chip from top of spine. Unpaginated. Always happy to send detailed photographs. Every page is decorated with blue design as borders.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

$350.00

Mr. Blake's Walking Stick  A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls
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Mr. Blake's Walking Stick A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls

By Eggleston, Edward

Chicago: Adams, Blackmer, & Lyon Publishing Co., 1872. Green boards with Gilt design and title. Illustrated frontpiece sketch. Light soiling to title page. A few illustrations in b/w. slim book, 60 pages. Eggleston was born in Vevay, Indiana, to Joseph Cary Eggleston and Mary Jane Craig. As a child, he was too ill to regularly attend school, so his education was primarily provided by his father. He became an ordained Methodist minister in 1856. He wrote a number of tales, some of which, especially the "Hoosier" series, attracted much attention. Among these are The Hoosier Schoolmaster, The Hoosier Schoolboy, The End of the World, The Faith Doctor, Queer Stories for Boys and Girls, and others. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$160.00

The Works of Charles Dickens (NATIONAL EDITION)

By Dickens, Charles

New York: P.F. Collier and Sons, 1932. 60 beautiful llustrations throughout the book. These illustrations in line and half-tone, reproducted direct from original proofs. Also, the largest type of any edition. The binding material is a morocco-grained Fabrikoid of dark brown. Portrait frontpiece. Orange crayon mark scsribble on first free endpaper and endboard. This is just one book. The Prospectus. It talks about the characters , the critics of dickens and highlights dickens masterpieces. It gives a listing of contents by volumes. Then over 50 pages of illustrations. Then states:prefaces. To first edition of the first series and second and so on. Including some chapter excerpts from dickens works. I was incorrect in the 196 illustrations. This book has 63. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$44.00

Why the Chimes Rang an Ancient Christmas Legend
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Why the Chimes Rang an Ancient Christmas Legend

Cincinatti, Ohio: Fleuron Press Privately printed for the friends of the Flueron Press. Limited edition of 500, this copy being 350. Handmade beautiful paper covered boards in Green, yellow. Interior pages are also of handmade paper and unmarked. Dark blusih green spine with gold gilt printing of title. Thin beautiful book. GIFT QUALITY. . Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

$90.00

Country Christmas
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Country Christmas

By Hoffman, Paul

Knoxville: Poor Richard's Press, 1938. Blue over red boards with orange pastedown title. Signed by author in a limited edtion of 450. This copy is 148. On All wrag paper by the Keith Press. The illustrations, which are printed from the original blocks, and the format are by Richard Minch. The type-fourteen point Baskerville is hand-set. Always happy to send detailed photos on request. A beautiful black silk book mark included. This booksmark has a poem about Christmas with embroidered decorations of a colorful bird and holly leaves and berries. Printing on bottom says. T. Stevens Coventry and London.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Limited Edition.

$98.00

A Garland of Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern  (SIGNED)
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A Garland of Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern (SIGNED)

By Sylvester, Joshua

London: John Camden Hotten, 1861. Dark green boards blindstamped decoration to upper and back board. Bright gold gilt wreath and title to spine. SIGNED by the Publisher on 2nd title page with date. Dark brown endpapers. Owner's plate - George Dexter. Chickwick press. 210 pages plus ads. Very nice. Always happy to send detailed photographs on request.. Signed By Publisher. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$389.00

A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

By A. Trevor Crispin

London: Macmillan Elaborately decorated in design and gold gilt to upper board. Beautiful plates The printing is by R Clay, Sons and Taylor from designs by Mr and Mrs Trevor Crispin, which are based on originals from medieval manuscripts. Some wear to the the edges of the board, but in Very good condtion. Interior of book pages are loose. Pages are clean and the stunning gilt and color art is throughout the book. Gold gilt edges all sides.. Hard Cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$225.00

Don Bethlehem Nach Golgatha Das Leben Jesu in Bildern Und Geschichten  No. 1
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Don Bethlehem Nach Golgatha Das Leben Jesu in Bildern Und Geschichten No. 1

No. 1. Six Beautiful gold gilt bordered full page chromoliths in color. These plates are absolutely beautiful and in FINE condition. A few in b/w. Late 1800's?. Stiff Wraps. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties: Consisting of Christmas Pieces, for Private Representation, and Other Seasonable Matter, in Prose and Verse
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A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties: Consisting of Christmas Pieces, for Private Representation, and Other Seasonable Matter, in Prose and Verse

By Robert B. Brough

London: David Bogue, 1852. Red blind stamped decorated boards with bright gold gilt title and decoration. Color hand colored frontpiece (rare). Original red cloth. Upper board detached but present. Interior pages very good with b/w illustrations. ALSO LAID IN: A red string tied pamphlet, : A Selection from A Cracker Bon-Bon for Christmas Parties, published by Robe Innominate Press. Louisville, KY, 1964. Soft cover, handset in Goudy Kennerly and printed in Black and red on laid paper. 4 reproductions of wood engravings from the original. Printed in red on the front. FINE. I just had to put the book and this wonderful pamphlet as a set. I am always happy to send detailed photographs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$539.00

The Christmas Box
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The Christmas Box

By Richard Paul Evans (SIGNED)

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993. FIRST PRINTING WITH COMPLETE NUMBERLINE. Touching story of a widow and the young family who oves in with her. Together they discover the first gift of Christmas. Unread copy with no writing or marks. Original price of $12.95 on inside flap of D.J. PERFECT GIFT QUALITY. Signed by author. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$45.00

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