Christmas from Classic Books and Ephemera

cover of Seasonal Cards and Booklets exchanged between Louise Bunte Miedema and Cornelius Miedema of New Jersey 1905-1909

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1905. Very Good. 3 cards and 2 booklets. Louise Bunte (1884-1961) married Cornelius Miedema (1879-1969) in or before 1908. The group consists of: 1) 1 Christmas card (10.5 x 8 cm.), folded and tied with a red ribbon. Printed in black with embossed illustration in silver and red. Inside is a printed 4-line verse, addressed to Miss Louise… Read more
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$67.00
cover of Who's Getting Ready for Christmas?; Illustrated by Maggie Kneen

Who's Getting Ready for Christmas?; Illustrated by Maggie Kneen

by Wood, A. J.; Kneen, Maggie

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Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781840113600
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$17.00

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Dorking, UK: Templar Co, 2005. Hardcover. Near Fine. This edition published in 2005 for Borders. Designed by Janie Jouise Hunt; written by A. J. Wood. [22] p.: color illustrations; 22 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover and red ribbon ties. Opens accordian style. One side has 25 flaps, Advent calendar style, that pull open to reveal hidden illustrations. The… Read more
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cover of Cajun Night Before Christmas by "Trosclair"; Edited by Howard Jacobs; Illustrated by James Rice

Cajun Night Before Christmas by "Trosclair"; Edited by Howard Jacobs; Illustrated by James Rice

by Trosclair; Jacobs, Howard; Rice, James; Moore, Clement C.

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780882899404
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$12.00

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Gretna, La: Pelican Publishing Co, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. [48] p.: color illustrations; 29 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Dust jacket reproduces cover with illustration of Santa's sleigh being pulled by alligators. Illustrated endpapers. This Cajun version of Clement C. Moore's poem The Night Before Christmas first appeared as a Christmas message from Bergeron Plymouth Co. of New… Read more
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cover of Strawbridge & Clothier Chorus program -- 1927 Christmas

Strawbridge & Clothier Chorus program -- 1927 Christmas

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good -
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$23.00

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Philadelphia: Strawbridge & Clothier, 1927. Pamphlet. Very Good -. [4] p.: illustration; 22 cm. Front has color illustration and decorative border. Program for a concert presented by the Strawbridge & Clothier chorus on Dec. 23, 1927, with a full orchestra; directed by Herbet J. Tilly and accompanied by William Sylvano Thunder. Isaac H. Clothier, Jr., was the reader.… Read more
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cover of Merry Christmas -- Compliments of Lowenstine's Department Store

Merry Christmas -- Compliments of Lowenstine's Department Store

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Published
1890
Condition
Good
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$36.00

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Valparaiso, Ind: Lowenstine's Department Store, 1890. Good. 15 x 18 embossed, die-cut advertisement from Lowenstine's Department Store in Memphis, Tenn. The chromolithographed image shows two smiling children in lace and ribbons holding a book with "Merry Christmas" on the outside. In gilt on the blue dress "Compliments of Lowenstine's Department Store." Flowers along the lower… Read more
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cover of Merry Christmas [handmade? Victorian Christmas present]

Merry Christmas [handmade? Victorian Christmas present]

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Published
1890
Condition
Very Good
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$26.00

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S.l.: s.n., 1890. Very Good. 1 chromolithographed illustration with "Merry Christmas" at the lower edge (11 x 9.2 cm.) and a ruffled pink silk border. Attached to a cardboard stand. The illustration is a rural scene showing person walking down a road under a full moon, a house with a lit window and a lake in… Read more
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cover of The Toytown Pantomime by S.G. Hulme Beaman; Illustrated by H. Faithful

The Toytown Pantomime by S.G. Hulme Beaman; Illustrated by H. Faithful

by Beaman, Sydney George Hulme; Beaman, Betty Hulme

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Published
1963
Condition
Fine
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$33.00

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London: Oldbourne Book Co, 1963. Hardcover. Fine/very good. [44] p.: color illustrations; 20 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Dust jacket (in cover) repeats book cover. Cover and dust jacket title: "The Toytown Pantomime Betty and S.G. Hulme Beaman." List of the Toytown Series and Toytown on Record on back cover and back section of… Read more
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cover of The Colophon New Series: A Quarterly for Bookmen -- Spring 1938 Vol. 3 No. 2

The Colophon New Series: A Quarterly for Bookmen -- Spring 1938 Vol. 3 No. 2

by Ferguson, Delancey; Mussey, Barrows; Winship, Geroge Parker; Carter, John

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good +
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$14.00

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New York: Pynson Printers, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good +. Mueller, Hans Alexander. [165]-328 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Light grey cloth with green spine and front cover titles and illustration. Title page in red and black. Continuously paginated with vol. 1 no. 1. Contents: Huck Finn Aborning by Delancey Ferguson -- The Renegade Bibliophobe by… Read more
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cover of Hearn Gift Suggestions

Hearn Gift Suggestions

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Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
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$19.00

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New York: Hearn, 1927. Paperback. Very Good. [20] p.: illustrations; 10 cm. Stapled; card cover printed with continuous color illustration. No date of publication, but it states that it was the 100th anniversary of its founding. George A. Hearn established his store in 1827; it moved to 14th St. in 1879. This pamphlet was… Read more
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cover of 1939 Advertising Calendar for Williams, Brown & Earle, Scientific Instruments, Philadelphia

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Philadelphia: Williams, Brown & Earle, 1938. Fine. 7.5 x 14.5 cm. metal desk calendar with individual leaves for Dec. 1938-Dec. 1939 printed in red and brown. Dec. 1938 has an illustration of a stagecoach and horses in a winter scene. The others each have the main month in the center with smaller versions of the previous… Read more
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cover of Going to Grandma's: Stories, Anecdotes, Poems and Fun for the Boys and Girls; by the best authors and artists

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New York: W.B. Conkey Co, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good -. approx. [120] p., color frontispiece: many full-page and in-text illustrations; 26 cm. Blue cloth spine; chromolithographed illustrated paper over boards. Red and gilt title on front board; illustration on front board also has gilt trim. Front illustration is of a boy and a girl on… Read more
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$88.00
cover of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Wendell Phillips

Toussaint L'Ouverture by Wendell Phillips

by Phillips, Wendell

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good +
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$15.00

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Stamford, Conn: Overbrook Press, 1963. Paperback. Very Good +. [6], 30, [4] p.; 22 cm. Black wrapper with white printed label on front wrapper. Red printer's emblem on title page. Issued as the 1963 Season's Greetings from Frank Altschul and Helen Altschul. Frank Altschul (1887-1981) founded the Overbrook Press, which produced more than 150… Read more
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cover of Two Poems

Two Poems

by Vaughan, Henry

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Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
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$77.00

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Washington DC: Lester Douglas, 1959. Paperback. Near Fine. [13] p.: illustrations; 25 cm. Terracotta red wrapper, stitched, with label printed in red and black. Text is printed in red and black. "This Book of Two Poems by Henry Vaughan, designed and directed by Lester Douglas, with drawings by Lyle Justis and engravings by Walter Von Egidy and Richard… Read more
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cover of Christmas Greetings from Byra & Bill Wreden: Twelve True Old Golden Rules, Selected from various Authors, by J.R. Howe

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San Francisco: Grace Hoper Press, 1976. Near Fine. 1 sheet (31 x 23 cm.), folded, printed in red and black. Undated, as was common on the Christmas greetings issued by bookseller Bill Wreden and his wife, Byra. One of a limited edition of 225 copies printed by the Grace Hoper Press. The Grace Hoper Press… Read more
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cover of Our Christmas in a Palace (Standard Library, Dec. 3, 1883, no. 103)

Our Christmas in a Palace (Standard Library, Dec. 3, 1883, no. 103)

by Hale, Edward Everett

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Published
1883
Condition
Good +
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$10.00

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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1883. Paperback. Good +. 268, [4] p.; 19 cm. Paperback with brown wrappers printed in black only. Inside of both wrappers contains list of titles in Funk & Wagnalls Standard Library, numbers 1-105. Outside back wrapper contains advertisements for Vitalized Phos-Phites, and Sohmer pianos, the latter with an illustration. … Read more
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cover of Mi Primera Lectura: Narraciones Infantiles

Mi Primera Lectura: Narraciones Infantiles

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good -
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$16.00

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Barcelona: Ramón Sopena, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good -. [52] p.; many illustrations, including 4 full-page color illustrations; 25 cm. Dark green cloth spine; paper over boards. Color illustrated front board; publisher's advertisements on back board printed in red and black. Part of the series Biblioteca para Niños. "Nihil obstat" June 15 1917 -- on… Read more
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cover of Cat's Cradle: a Picture-book for Little Folk; cats by Louis Wain; rhymes by May Byron

Cat's Cradle: a Picture-book for Little Folk; cats by Louis Wain; rhymes by May Byron

by Byron, May Clarissa Gillington

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Published
1909
Condition
Good -
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$500.00

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New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1909. Hardcover. Good -. Wain, Louis. [48] p.: 7 full-page color illustrations, many color illustrations with text; 25 cm. Grey paper over boards; black, green, and purple cover illustration of female cat with ball of yarn sitting next to kitten in a cradle. Grey fixed endpapers. No date of publication given;… Read more
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cover of Politically Correct Holiday Stories: for an Enlightened Yuletide Season

Politically Correct Holiday Stories: for an Enlightened Yuletide Season

by Garner, James Finn

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780028604206
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$11.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1995. Hard Cover. Fine/fine. xii, 99 p.; 19 cm. Green cloth spine; beige paper over boards. Gilt-stamped spine titles. Illustrated dust jacket. Historiated initials. Contents: 'Twas the Night before Solstice -- Frosty the Persun of Snow -- The Nutcracker -- Rudolph the Nasally Empowered Reindeer -- A Christmas Carol. In Fine/Fine Condition.
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cover of The Leisure Hour Library vol. 3 no. 185 1887 [Christmas issue]

The Leisure Hour Library vol. 3 no. 185 1887 [Christmas issue]

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Published
1887
Condition
Fair
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$11.00

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New York: F.M. Lupton Publishing Company, 1887. Paperback. Fair. [2], 64 p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Printed wrappers included in pagination. Contents: portraits of famous men and women; fancy work designs; games, including enigmas, riddles, conundrums, puzzles, rebuses, and charades; money-making secrets; lyrics to popular songs; selections for autograph albums; chemical experiments; popular recitations; and parlor games and lessons… Read more
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cover of Miracle in Brittany

Miracle in Brittany

by Jordan, Mildred

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Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$11.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. [8], 242 p.; 20 cm. Illustrated paper over boards. Lacking dust jacket. Top page edges red. Stated First Edition. Former owner's name on front fixed endpaper: Helene R. Jennings. A novel about a Christmas miracle in a small village in France. In Very Good Condition: corners… Read more
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