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Arthur Rackham, A Biography

by Hamilton, James

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$39.00

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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… Read more
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$39.00
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Sequel to the Pied Piper of Hamelin and Other Poems

by Cotter, Joseph S

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Published
1939
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$345.00

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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… Read more
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$345.00
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Snow Before Christmas

by Tudor Tasha

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$485.00

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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… Read more
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$485.00
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Christmas Drawings for the Human Race

by Nast, Thomas (INSCRIBED)

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$3,900.00

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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,… Read more
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$3,900.00
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The Chimes

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,100.00

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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.… Read more
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$1,100.00
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The Chimes

by Dickens, Charles

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Condition
Very Good
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$239.00

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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… Read more
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$239.00
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Straws from the Manger or Thoughts on Christmastide

by Cotter, Joseph S

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$65.00

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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.
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Christmas Tyde

by Attributed To Coleridge, Sarah; Daughter To Coleridge Samuel

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Published
1849
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$340.00

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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.
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$340.00
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Is There A Santa Claus?

by Riis, Jacob A

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1904
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$225.00

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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… Read more
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$225.00
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The Birth Of Christ from The Gospel According to Saint Luke

by

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$395.00

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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. … Read more
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$395.00
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Ring Out, Wild Bells

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

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Published
1926
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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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… Read more
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$350.00
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Mr. Blake's Walking Stick A Chistmas Story for Boys and Girls

by Eggleston, Edward

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Published
1872
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$160.00

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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… Read more
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The Works of Charles Dickens (NATIONAL EDITION)

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$44.00

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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… Read more
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$44.00
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Why the Chimes Rang an Ancient Christmas Legend

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Condition
Fine
Item Price
$90.00

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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. .… Read more
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$90.00
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Country Christmas

by Hoffman, Paul

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$98.00

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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… Read more
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$98.00
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A Garland of Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern (SIGNED)

by Sylvester, Joshua

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Published
1861
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$389.00

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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… Read more
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A Christmas Carol

by A. Trevor Crispin

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$225.00

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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… Read more
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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.
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$75.00
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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,… Read more
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$539.00
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The Christmas Box

by Richard Paul Evans (SIGNED)

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684814995
Item Price
$45.00

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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.… Read more
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$45.00