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image 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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image of A Treasury of African-American Christmas Stories Volume II; Compiled and edited by Bettye Collier-Thomas

A Treasury of African-American Christmas Stories Volume II; Compiled and edited by Bettye Collier-Thomas

by Collier-Thomas, Bettye, compiler and editor

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780805060454
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$19.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Co, 1999. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. [2], xix, [1], 262 p.; 17 cm. Yellow cloth spine with red spine title; red paper over boards. Illustrated dust jacket. Beige endpapers. Stated First Edition. Includes a list of sources. Contains 19 stories relating to Christmas written by African American authors and… Read more
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$19.00
image of What Child Is This?: A Christmas Story

What Child Is This?: A Christmas Story

by Cooney, Caroline B.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385323178
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$13.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/fine. [6], 150, [2] p.; 20 cm. Blue and white cover with gilt spine title. Blue dust jacket with white, embossed illustration on the front section. Signed by author on the title page. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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image 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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image 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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image 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
Item Price
$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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image 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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$14.00
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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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image 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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image 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
image of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Wendell Phillips

Toussaint L'Ouverture by Wendell Phillips

by Phillips, Wendell

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good +
Item Price
$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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Two Poems

by Vaughan, Henry

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$82.00

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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… Read more
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image 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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$36.00
image 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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image 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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image 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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image 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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$10.00

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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. … Read more
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image 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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$10.00

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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… Read more
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Miracle in Brittany

by Jordan, Mildred

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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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… Read more
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Christmas Roses

by Mack, Robert Ellice

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1885
Condition
Good +
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$77.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1885. Hard Cover. Good +. Lawson, Lizzie. Published by E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, and Griffith, Farran & Co., London. 31, [1] p.: frontispiece and 9 additional full-page chromolithographed illustrations; 23 cm. Green cloth spine with brown-and-white lithographed illustrations on green paper over boards. Floral endpapers. "Lithographed… Read more
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