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AN ARTHUR RACKHAM STORY BOOK

by Anonymous (editor) (Clement C. Moore)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780245531767
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$11.95

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London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1977. Unpaginated. Lightly rubbed on the corners; previous owner's name on the copyright page. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, this story collection contains: The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore; along with uncredited stories: Henny Penny; Dick Whittington; The Pied Piper; and Toads and Diamonds.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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A FESTIVE CHRISTMAS - Wonderful Ideas for Decorating, Cooking and Gift Giving

by Anonymous (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780865731929
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$24.95

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Minnetonka, Minnesota: Creative Publishing, 1997. 223 pp. Oversized softcover with French flaps. Light rubbing on the corners; previous owner's name inside. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. The Contents are: Introduction; Decorating the Tree; Around the House; Gift Giving and Cards; The Holiday Table; Patterns; and Christmas Cooking; followed by an index. . Later… Read more
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WHO BUILT THE STABLE? - A Nativity Poem

by Bryan, Ashley

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781442409347
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$24.95

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New York: Atheneum Books, 2012. Unpaginated. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Signed by Ashley Bryan on the title page; personalized inscription by Ashley Bryan to author Jean Little on the preceding page. Illustrated in full colour by the author. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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THE CHRISTMAS BOOK

by Larkin, David (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$14.95

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New York: Peacock Press - Bantam Books, 1975. Unpaginated. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with full colour plates by an assortment of artists, including Norman Rockwell, Maxfield Parrish, W. Heath Robinson, Mabel Lucy Attwell, N. C. Wyeth, Arthur Rackham and a host of others.. First Printing - First Thus.… Read more
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BRITANNIA - Keeping in Touch with the British Way of Life - Volume 7, number 12 - December 1989

by Fletcher, Terry; Longworth, Brian (editors) (Nick Cole; Bill Clarke; Eric Chapman; Roger Turff; J. le Neve Johnson; Gretchen Franklin; Frank Copperstone

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.95

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Toronto: Britannia Magazine, 1989. 52 pp. Very light wear. The front cover features Cilla Black preparing for the Christmas pantomime. The contents are: Leeds Christmas Market - Mediaeval and Modern; County-by-County Looks at Oxfordshire; The Origins of Christmas by Nick Cole; Christmas Ghost Story by Bill Clarke; Yes, Miss Enid Blyton by Eric Chapman; The Forests… Read more
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CHRISTMAS CAMP - with - Christmas Camp Wedding

by Schaler, Karen

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2019
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780062950239
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$9.95

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New York: Avon Books, 2019. 439 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover by Danielle Christopher. The novel is the first 326 pages, followed by Christmas Camp Wedding. Haley Hanson's idea of the perfect Christmas is escaping to the Caribbean to work so she can avoid all the… Read more
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PARCELS FOR INSPECTOR WEST - A Roger West Mystery

by Creasey, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780340152591
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$9.95

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1971. 191 pp. Hodder and Stoughton's Uniform Edition. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Roger West investigates the murder of an unassuming postal worker during the Christmas parcel rush.... First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.… Read more
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GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS

by Christensen, Jo-Anne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781551053349
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$9.95

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Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing, 2001. 224 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Arlana Anderson-Hale. This story collection contains: PART ONE: GIFTS: Star Bright; A Ring from a Friend; The Savior at Sea; The Twelve Days. PART TWO: REUNIONS: … Read more
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THIS ENGLAND - Volume 8, number 4 - Winter 1975

by Faiers, Roy (editor) (Colin Carr; Sarah Doudney; Michael Fairless; Marion Holden; Alan Maitland; John Blake; Rose Coombs; Mariel Buxton; Dorothy Bushell; Cleone Simons; Kenneth Goodacre; Richard Jerred; Charles Dickens; Edwin Mitchell)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.95

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Cheltenham, England: This England, 1975. 76 pp. Light wear. The cover features Princess Anne with her baby son Peter. This issue contains: The Last Collection by Colin Carr; These Things Shall Never Die by Sarah Doudney; The Roadmaster by Michael Fairless; The Old Farm Labourer by Marion Holden; Christmas with the Choirboys of England by Alan Maitland;… Read more
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GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS

by Christensen, Jo-Anne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781551053349
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$9.95

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Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing, 2001. 224 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Arlana Anderson-Hale. This collection contains: PART ONE: GIFTS: Star Bright; A Ring from a Friend; The Savior at Sea; The Twelve Days. PART TWO: REUNIONS: A Love… Read more
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CHILDREN'S STORIES FROM DICKENS, or, STORIES FROM DICKENS - Retold for Children

by Dickens, Charles

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$14.95

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Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher, 1920. 191 pp. Green cloth with a black, brown, yellow and blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the front panel and spine; illustrated with black and white drawings and paintings and four full-colour plates. Light wear at the corners; some aging but no interior markings. The Contents are: … Read more
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WHEN MOTHER WAS ELEVEN-FOOT-FOUR - A Christmas Memory

by Camery-Hoggatt, Jerry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780800717896
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$9.95

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Grand Rapids, Michigan: Fleming H. Revell Company, 2002. 93 pp. Red boards lettered in gilt on the spine; red endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; small ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. In a beautifully written holiday memoir, the author tells the story of his mother,… Read more
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ELLERY QUEEN'S MYSTERY - Volume 82, number 7 - December 1983

by Sullivan, Eleanor (editor) (Edward D. Hoch; Clark Howard; Isaac Asimov; Dorothy Salsbury Davis; Ed Conrow; James Powell; Dell Shannon; Jack Ritchie; Donald Olson; Ellis Peters)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$7.95

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New York: Davis Publications, 1983. 162 pp. Digest format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. This issue contains: The Problem of Santa's Lighthouse by Edward D. Hoch; Wild Things by Clark Howard; The Speck by Isaac Asimov; Natural Causes by Dorothy Salisbury Davis; Christmas Eve at Lulu's by Ed Conrow; The… Read more
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SCROOGE'S GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS

by Wilson, Richard; Roper, David (with: Tom Lehrer; Charles Dickens; George Bernard Shaw; Edmund Gosse; Boy George; E. B. White; Allen Sherman; Craig Brown; Randy Brooks; Harvey Ehrlich; Wendy Cope; Phillip Winn)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780340707470
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$14.95

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1997. 128 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour photographs and black and white drawings. Subtitled A Survival Manual for the Festively Challenged, this collection contains: Foreword by Richard Wilson; A Christmas Carol (excerpt) by Charles Dickens; A Brief History of Bad… Read more
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OURSELVES AND OTHERS - A Christmas Program and Playlet - Complete

by Putnam, Lula M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$9.95

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Chicago: Meyer and Brother - A Paramount Line Publication, 1922. 16 pp. Staple-bound in card covers, decorated in green and red. Edge and corner wear with a bend down the centre; no interior markings. A Christmas play in two scenes, the first dealing with the birth of Jesus and the second introducing the real spirit of Christmas,… Read more
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THE CHRISTMAS BOX

by Evans, Richard Paul

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684814995
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$9.95

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993. 125 pp. Burgundy cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; beige speckled endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Richard, a busy and preoccupied father, discovers a Christmas box full of love letters from an old woman to her dead daughter and, with… Read more
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A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHRISTMAS

by Haley, Alex

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385260435
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$9.95

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New York: Doubleday, 1988. 101 pp. Beige cloth with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers; headband. Very lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. A Different Kind of Christmas is the intense drama of a white Southerner and a black slave… Read more
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GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS

by Christensen, Jo-Anne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9781551053349
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$9.95

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Edmonton, Alberta: Lone Pine Publishing, 2001. 224 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Arlana Anderson-Hale. This collection contains: PART ONE: GIFTS: Star Bright; A Ring from a Friend; The Savior at Sea; The Twelve Days. PART TWO: REUNIONS: A Love… Read more
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A ZOMBIE'S GUIDE TO THE HOLIDAYS - It's a Wonderful Afterlife

by Cullen, Ruth

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781441306135
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$7.95

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White Plains, New York: Peter Pauper Press, 2011. Unpaginated. Red boards with a black and white pictorial and black and white lettering on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; ribbon marker; illustrated endpapers. Illustrated in colour by Lisa Fargo. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS AROUND THE WORLD

by Wernecke, Herbert H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1973
Condition
Good Only
Edition
Thirteenth Printing
ISBN
9780664202781
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$9.95

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Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1973. 188 pp. Pale green cloth with a small dark green pictorial on the front panel; decorated in dark green on the spine. Ex-library copy in quite reasonable condition. The Chapters are: The Origin Legends and Customs of Christmas; Christmas in Europe; Christmas in the United States and Canada; Christmas in Central… Read more
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