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The Farmer's Wife.  The Magazine for Farm Women. December 1932. [Charles Twelvetrees color cover illustration only).
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The Farmer's Wife. The Magazine for Farm Women. December 1932. [Charles Twelvetrees color cover illustration only).

By CHRISTMAS CAROLING) Twelvetrees, C.H. (illus).

12- 1932.. Color cover only, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, slanting crease to left side, faint address stamp to upper right corner. Image by C.H. Twelvetrees of a young child and puppy singing Christmas Carols. .

$35.00

Scrapbook sheet with trade cards.
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Scrapbook sheet with trade cards.

By TRADE CARDS - HOLIDAY)

No Place of Publication.: Woolson Spice (et al).. No date. Circa 1900.. Eleven colored trade cards pasted on both sides of 9 1/2 x 10 inch sheet torn from scrapbook. Most cards appear to have been cut out by hand, with penciled guidelines still visible. Cards are in good condition and can be removed from paper backing. Sizes range from 6 1/2 x 5 inches to 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches. Includes: two Woolson Spice Christmas cards; one Christmas card with an ink inscription from 1899; one fan-shaped card with beribboned kittens; one Easter-themed card showing jesters with painted eggs; two flower cards, one of them bearing the logo of Arm & Hammer; two lakeside scenes; and two religious cards. .

$35.00

The Gimmicks.  The gayest folk you ever knew, who live on roofs and chimneys, too.
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The Gimmicks. The gayest folk you ever knew, who live on roofs and chimneys, too.

By HALLOWEEN) Rogers, Lou (illus).

Philadelphia.: The Ladies' Home Journal.. 10- 1924.. Color illustrated single sheet, 14 x 10 1/2 inches. Faint foxing at bottom edge, outside image area. Very good condition. A full page of color illustrations by cartoonist Lou Rogers for The Ladies' Home Journal. The Gimmicks, a tiny elven race created by Rogers for the journal, celebrate Halloween with a large pumpkin-headed figure who strolls into their village. Originally accompanied by a short story in verse. Lou Rogers was a socialist suffragette who contributed cartoons to the New Yorker Volkzeitung and the Birth Control Review. .

$20.00

The Christmas Farm-Yard. [19th century color wood-engraved image of animals in the farm yard).
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The Christmas Farm-Yard. [19th century color wood-engraved image of animals in the farm yard).

By VICTORIAN ERA CHRISTMAS FARM SCENE) Duncan, E.

London.: Illustrated London News.. 12-20- 1856.. Color wood engraving, sheet 20 1/2 x 16 inches, centrefold as issued to be included in the December 20, 1856 issue of The Illustrated London News magazine. Very good condition (two tiny repaired tears at the lower edge well outside the image). Peaceful scene of cows, horses, goats, pigs, ducks and geese expectantly watching the arrival of the farmer (weighed down under a load of hay). Snow covers the roofs. Peace on Earth... .

$55.00

A Christmas Carol.
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A Christmas Carol.

By CHRISTMAS) Browne, Hablot Knight. Phiz (illus)

London.: George C. Leighton.. 12-22- 1855.. Full page color wood-engraving, from the December 22, 1855 issue of The Illustrated London News, image 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches on sheet size 16 x 10 3/4 inches. Light foxing in outer margins, two soft creases, overall good, bright condition. Image of five children singing carols at a doorstep by the illustrator Hablot Knight Browne, who illustrated works of Charles Dickens. Verso includes a short article "The Christmas Carol". .

$35.00

The Night before Christmas.
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The Night before Christmas.

By CHRISTMAS)

Buffalo, NY.: The Hayes Lithographing Co.. 1910.. Six chromolithographic (color) illustrations, unpaginated (14pp), color pictorial card covers, Covers had been split at spine and repaired with tape, soiling to cover, interior clean. An uncommon edition of this perennial favorite. Very bright, sharp illustrations most of which portray Santa with toys. .

$285.00

The Night Before Christmas.
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The Night Before Christmas.

By CHRISTMAS) Moore, Clement. Paflin, Roberta (illus).

New York.: E. P. Dutton & Co.. 1944.. Color illustrations throughout, color pictorial endpapers, unpaginated, 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper-covered boards IN COLOR PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET (hardbound). Very good condition with light rubbing to extremities in lightly soiled and very edgeworn dustjacket with 2 1/2 inch edge tear at bottom of spine and several smaller edge tears and a few tiny bits of paper loss. Dust jacket is now protected by an acid free book jacket cover. .

$55.00

Do fairies kiss 'neath the mistletoe On Valentine's Day I'd like to know?
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Do fairies kiss 'neath the mistletoe On Valentine's Day I'd like to know?

By VALENTINE POSTCARD)

Ca. 1917.. Embossed color postcard, approx. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Light soiling and one short tear to mid right margin, inscription on verso. .

$15.00

A Christmas Sketch - "Five O'Clock in the Morning"
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A Christmas Sketch - "Five O'Clock in the Morning"

By NAST / CHRISTMAS) Nast, Thomas (illus)

New York.: Harper & Brothers.. 01-05- 1878.. Full-page black and white wood-engraving, from Harper's Weekly magazine January 5, 1878, image 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches on sheets size 16 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. Very good condition. An image by Thomas Nast of two children with glowing faces, looking toward their Christmas toys whose shadows have been cast upon the children's nightgowns. .

$85.00

To my Valentine
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To my Valentine

By VALENTINE POSTCARD)

nd. Ca. 1910.. Color postcard, image size 3.25 x 5.5", very good condition: double matted and in new decorative wood frame, 10 x 12". Gilt lettering and details. Cupid holding a string of red hearts. .

$28.00

Christmas Around the World
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Christmas Around the World

By CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS)

nd. Ca. 1940?. Illustrated in b/w with color pictorial title page, booklet approx 5.5 x 8.5 inches in red velveteen stiff card wrappers with gold lettering, tied with gold braid. Very good condition. Features images and descriptions of Christmas in European and Western hemisphere communities, including Sweden, Russia, Poland, Italy, Germany, England, French Canada and the United States. Approximately 36 pages, in the format of a page of text describing traditions opposite a black and white illustration. Color title page depicts The Festival of the Star. .

$18.00

My First Pair of Skates and Other Stories
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My First Pair of Skates and Other Stories

London.: Thomas Nelson and Sons.. No date. Ca. 1910s.. 2 color plates, black and white illustrations, unpaginated, approx. 10 x 8 inches, color pictorial wrappers (softbound). Crease down center heavily affecting cover and slightly effecting pages, cover moderately soilied, some paper loss to spine, childs pencli writing covering front frontispiece verso, otherwise light occasional soiling. Frontispiece by Hassall shows two boys sliding with skates; the other plate is unsigned. It shows a children's party at Christmas, a parent and several children admiring toys around a Christmas tree. .

$30.00

To the One I Love
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To the One I Love

By VALENTINE)

No date. Ca. 1900.. VINTAGE VALENTINE CARD, chromolithograph illustration on front wih floral decorative embossed border and brown and white illustration inside, 5 x 4 inches. Name written in pencil inside, otherwise fine condition. Text inside card reads: "To My Valentine. I love my Love because she's true, I read it in her eyes' deep hue, I love my Love because she's bright, her happy face a charming sight, I love my Love becausee she's smart And Wrote her name upon my heart, I love my Love because she's mine And I am her own Valentine. R.F.". .

$18.00

St. Patrick's Day. It's Niver too High for the Loikes of Us
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St. Patrick's Day. It's Niver too High for the Loikes of Us

By ST. PATRICKS'S DAY POSTCARD)

Raphael Tuck & Sons.. Ca. 1909.. Embossed color postcard, approx. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Chip to upper left and right corners, inscription and postage stamp on verso. .

$15.00

Christmas Roses.
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Christmas Roses.

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS) Lawson, Lizzie and Robert Ellice Mack. Lawson, Lizzie (illus).

New York.: C. P. Dutton & Company.. No date. Ca. 1886.. 10 chromolithographs, sepia toned in-text illustrations, decorative endpapers, 31pp, 9 x 7 inches, color pictorial paper covered boards (hardbound) with cloth spine. Cover extremities soiled and rubbed exposing boards, spine frayed and split, hinges broken but still attached, owner inscription on front endpaper, scattered soiling and light dampstaining (color images barely affected). Sold as a collection of chromolithographic plates. Gorgeous chromolithograph illustrations by Lizzie Lawson including "Christmas Rose" featuring a child carrying flowers in snow, "The Pet Rabbit" with two children outside with two bunnies, and "Father's Boat" with two young girls, one clutching her doll, staring out to sea. Owner inscription: "Christmas 1886." .

$65.00

My Sincerest Wishes for a  Merry Christmas
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My Sincerest Wishes for a Merry Christmas

By CHRISTMAS - SIDE SADDLE HORSEBACK RIDING)

No date. Ca. 1910.. Postcard, full color pictorial embossed design. Very good condition. Charming early 1910s vignette image of a woman riding side-saddle surrounded by decorative holly branches. These vintage postcards make charming holiday decorations and can be displayed in an 8 x 10 standard frame. Printed in Germany. .

$12.00

Shure Its Fer M' Valentine
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Shure Its Fer M' Valentine

By VALENTINE POSTCARD)

nd. Ca. 1910.. Color postcard, approx. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Light soiling and one short tear to mid right margin, inscription on verso. .

$15.00

A Merry X'mas
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A Merry X'mas

By CHRISTMAS)

New York.: P. Sander.. Ca. 1908.. Postcard, full color pictorial embossed design. Fold line to lower left corner . Very good condition. Charming early 1900s image of four young children sitting around a Christmas tree with their gifts. Personal message in pencil on verso. These vintage postcards make charming holiday decorations and can be displayed in an 8 x 10 standard frame. .

$15.00

A Happy Easter
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A Happy Easter

By EASTER POSTCARD)

Ca. 1912.. Embossed color postcard, approx. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Very good condition, inscription on verso. .

$15.00

A Christmas Costume Party -- Supper Time.
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A Christmas Costume Party -- Supper Time.

By CHRISTMAS COLOR WOOD ENGRAVING) Green, Charles (illus).

The Graphic.. 1879. Christmas Number.. Double page color wood engraving, centerfold, 20 x 12 inches, small mark in lower right margin and small tears at left edge; overall very good condition. Children coming down the stairs of an old house, in a variety of fancy dress costumes. .

$45.00

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