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HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - Stories for Young and Old
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HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - Stories for Young and Old

By LeBlanc, Miriam (editor) (Helene Christaller; George Sumner Albee; Madeleine L'Engle; Reimmichl; Nikolai S. Lesskov; Pearl S. Buck; Henry van Dyke; Arthur Gordon; Katherine Paterson; Ger Koopman; Dorothy Thomas; Jack Schaefer; Ernst Wiechert; B. J. Ch

Walden, New York: Plough Publishing House, 2002. (vii) 332 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with woodcuts by David G. Klein. This story collection contains: Brother Robber by Helene Christaller; Three Young Kings by George Sumner Albee; Transfiguration by Madeleine L'Engle; The Cribmaker's Trip to Heaven by Reimmichl; The Guest by Nikolai S. Lesskov; Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck; The Other Wise Man by Henry van Dyke; The Miraculous Staircase by Arthur Gordon; No Room in the Inn by Katherine Paterson; The Chess Player by Ger Koopman; The Christmas Lie by Dorothy Thomas; The Riders of St. Nicholas by Jack Schaefer; Grandfather's Stories by Ernst Wiechert; The Vexation of Barney Hatch by B. J. Chute; The Empty Cup by Opal Menius; The Well of the Star by Elizabeth Goudge; A Certain Small Shephard by Rebecca Caudill; The Carpenter's Christmas by Peter K. Rosegger; What the Kings Brough by Ruth Sawyer; and The Christmas Rose by Selma Lagerlof.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by David G. Klein;. 8vo.

$24.95

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

By Dickens, Charles (adapted by Romulus Linney)

New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1996. 76 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a slightly faded but uncreased spine; no interior markings. The frontis features a black and white photograph from the Milwaukee Repertory Theater production. This contains: A Christmas Carol - the play version; and Simpler Alternate Version of: A Christmas Carol. . First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS: Hearth and Home
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CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS: Hearth and Home

By Perry, Elaine; Neubauer, Linda (editors)

Minnetonka, Minnesota: Creative Publishing, 2001. 64 pp. Pictorial boards; red endpapers; illustrated with colour photographs. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; The Hearth; Christmas Stockings; The Yule Log; Candles; Luminarias; Wassail; Silent Night; The Christmas Tree; Poinsettias; Advent Calendar; Candy Canes; Christmas Cards; and Holiday Cookies.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$11.95

THE TWO CHRISTMASES - A Haley Adventure Book
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THE TWO CHRISTMASES - A Haley Adventure Book

By Renken, Aleda

St. Louis, Missouri: Concordia Publishing House, 1974. 96 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Michael Norman. The Haley children were all excited about spending this Christmas with their grandparents in Iowa. On the way they talked of the fun they'd have on Uncle Bob's bobsled and how they'd pick their own Christmas tree from the homestead forest. And the presents they'd get. Spirits were high... until a radio flash warned them of a severe snow storm ahead.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good+. Illus. by Michael Norman;.

$9.95

HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland
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HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland

By Campbell, Sabine (editor) (Ray Guy; Ann Copeland; Robert B. Richards; Maureen Hull; David Helwig; Kelly Cooper; Anne Simpson; Sue Sinclair; Susan Haley; Mark Tunney; Harry Bruce; Bernice Morgan; Brian Bartlett; Lynn Coady; Lucy Maud Montgomery)

Fredericton, New Brunswick: Goose Lane Editions, 1999. 236 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Judi Pennanen. This story collection contains: Gifts by Savine Campbell; A Christmas Story by Ray Guy; Another Christmas by Ann Copeland; The Time That Was by Robert B. Richards; The Montreal Aunts by Maureen Hull; One More Wise Man by David Helwig; Waiting for Gabriel by Kelly Cooper; Green Knight by Anne Simpson; Apples by Sue Sinclair; The Feast of Flesh by David Helwig; Dene Christmas by Susan Haley; Waiting for Santa by Mark Tunney; Home for Christmas by Harry Bruce; Folding Bones by Bernice Morgan; Cousin Gifts by Brian Bartlett; Christmas in the Country by Syr Ruus; Hilda Porter's Christmas by Herb Curtis; The Three Marys by Lynn Coady; Santa Claus by Ted Russell; The Brother Who Failed by Lucy Maud Montgomery; From Santa with Love by Ephie Carrier; The Christmas Chair by Jess Bond; Little Arthur's Christmas by Patrick O'Flaherty; Charlie and the Paper Boy by David Weale; Seasonings by Robert Gibbs; The Death of My Father by Robert Gibbs; The Consolation of Pastry by Paul Bowdring; Candylights by Clarissa Hurley; The New Sled by John Steffler; The Christmas Kiss by Wayne Johnston; and Whisper to the Wind by Mary Jane Losier.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Judi Pennanen;. 8vo.

$14.95

POOH'S CHRISTMAS BOX
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POOH'S CHRISTMAS BOX

By Zoehfeld, Kathleen W. (re: A. A. Milne)

New York: Disney Press, 1997. Unpaginated. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. A Pooh pop-up book with a short Christmas story; all the pop-ups working.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Nancy Stevenson; Orlando de la Paz;. 12mo.

$9.95

CHRISTMAS CANDIES - Better Homes and Gardens
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CHRISTMAS CANDIES - Better Homes and Gardens

By Anonymous

Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Corporation, 1985. 24 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Herein are recipes too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: Almond Opera Fudge; Bourbon Balls; Buttermilk Pralines; Chocolate Covered Cherries; Caramelized Peanut Brittle; Cherry Opera Fudge; Chocolate Truffles; Crystal Candies; Easy Mint Patties; Hard Licorice Drops; Mint Gumdrops; Rocky Road; Saltwater Taffy; Southern Pralines; Sugared Popcorn and many, many more.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$9.95

HISTORY OF AN AUTUMN
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HISTORY OF AN AUTUMN

By Morley, Christopher

Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1938. (ix) 81 pp. Brick red cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; brick red upper edge; black and white frontis. Chipping at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. Christopher Morley described this book as his own Time Capsule, an essay in undiplomacy and a Christmas Card for a Christmas that might never have happened. The Chapters are: Moratorium Salutamus; Beyond Expectation; Six Weeks to Frost; September; October; Balance Sheet; and Time Element.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 12mo.

$14.95

1225 CHRISTMAS TREE LANE
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1225 CHRISTMAS TREE LANE

By Macomber, Debbie

Don Mills, Ontario: Harlequin Books, 2012. 315 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the back cover and spine; no interior markings. Also includes the story Let It Snow. The people of Cedar Grove knew how to celebrate Christmas. And everyone expected this Christmas to be the best there ever was. Until someone abandoned a basket of puppies.... First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

THE CHRISTMAS BOX
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THE CHRISTMAS BOX

By Evans, Richard Paul

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995. 125 pp. Burgundy cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; beige endpapers. Faint rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This is the story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her. Together they discover the first gift of Christmas and learn what Christmas is really all about.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo.

$9.95

MORE HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS - Sherlock Holmes
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MORE HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS - Sherlock Holmes

By Greenberg, Martin H. (editor) (re: Arthur Conan Doyle) (Anne Perry; Peter Lovesey; Barbara Paul; Loren D. Estleman; Carolyn Wheat; Edward D. Hoch; L. B. Greenwood; Bill Crider; Jon L. Breen; Daniel Stashower; Tanith Lee)

New York: Berkley Books, 1999. (ix) 262 pp. Trade paperback format. Edited with Jon L. Lellenberg and Carol-Lynn Waugh, authorised by the Jean Conan Doyle Estate. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Guy Deel. This anthology contains: The Christmas Conspiracy by Edward D. Hoch; The Music of Christmas by L. B. Greenwood; The Adventure of the Christmas Bear by Bill Crider; The adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin by Jon L. Breen; and The Adventure of the Second Violet by Daniel Stashower.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Guy Deel;. 8vo.

$14.95

MORE HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
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MORE HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

By Greenberg, Martin H. (editor) (re: Arthur Conan Doyle) (Anne Perry; Peter Lovesey; Barbara Paul; Loren D. Estleman; Carolyn Wheat; Edward D. Hoch; L. B. Greenwood; Bill Crider; Jon L. Breen; Daniel Stashower; Tanith Lee)

New York: Berkley Books, 1999. (ix) 262 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by Guy Deel. Edited with Jon L. Lellenberg and Carol-Lynn Waugh, authorised by the Jean Conan Doyle Estate. This anthology contains: The Christmas Conspiracy by Edward D. Hoch; The Music of Christmas by L. B. Greenwood; The Adventure of the Christmas Bear by Bill Crider; The adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin by Jon L. Breen; and The Adventure of the Second Violet by Daniel Stashower.. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Guy Deel;. 8vo.

$9.95

CHRISTMAS WITH VICTORIA
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CHRISTMAS WITH VICTORIA

By Short, Adrienne E.; Loftin, Virginia Gilbert

Birmingham, Alabama: Oxmoor House, 1997. 144 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; decorated endpapers; headband; illustrated with colour photographs throughout. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; Decorations; Gifts; Entertaining; Christmas Dinner; Holiday Sweets; and Resources; followed by an index. Along with everything else, there are an assortment of recipes here, far too many to list them all but some of the highlights are: Bittersweet Mint-Chocolate Sauce; Orange-White Chocolate Sauce; Coconut Vanilla Fudge; Cranberry Glazed Brie; Cranberry Champagne; Hot Buttered Wassail; Spiced Coffee Eggnog; Acorn Squash Soup; Cranberry Ham; Wild Mushroom and Leek Stuffing; and many more.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 4to.

$19.95

THE VENTRILOQUIST
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THE VENTRILOQUIST

By Skelton, Red

United States: Lothian Book World, 1984. 57 pp. Limited to 5000 copies, signed by Red Skelton on the limitation page; not numbered. White boards with a red pictorial and black lettering on the front panel; red lettering on the spine. As issued, no dustjacket. Light wear on the corners with a few scuff marks on the panels; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. And this begins, It was 5:30 a.m., four days before Christmas. The streets of Ashton, a small town in the Middle West not far from nowhere, were blanketed with fresh snow. The trees and bushes were draped with a whiteness that blended with the church steeple dominating the hazy distance. Ashton's street lights, adorned with Christmas decorations, cast a colorful reflection upon the icy snow in surrealistic designs that seemed to be dancing.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Limited Edition.

$149.95

WHEN MOTHER WAS ELEVEN-FOOT-FOUR - A Christmas Memory
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WHEN MOTHER WAS ELEVEN-FOOT-FOUR - A Christmas Memory

By Camery-Hoggatt, Jerry

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, whose romantic nature and love for Christmas left a lifelong impression on her son. From her, he learned that sometimes you need to give what your head tells you you can't afford and your heart tells you you can't do without.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS
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GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS

By Christensen, Jo-Anne

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 Story; Cookie Randall's Last Rehearsal; The Christmas Caller; The Road Trip. PART THREE: MIRACLES: Super Hero; The Debt; Grandfather's Clock; The Warning. PART FOUR: ANGELS: Fourth and Willington; The Grocer's Gift; I Am Your Brother; and Personal Shopper.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Arlana Anderson-Hale;. 8vo.

$9.95

SCROOGE'S GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS
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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)

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 Christmases Past; Scrooge's Countdown to Christmas; A Christmas Carol by Tom Lehrer; Preparations: Before You Start - Cards; An Atrocious Institution (excerpt) by George Bernard Shaw; Decorations; Presents: Christmas Boxes - Gifts for Pets; Father and Son (excerpt) by Edmund Gosse; Entertaining: Food - Drink; Take if Like a Man (excerpt) by Boy George; Drugs - The Morning After; Guests; Merry Christmas (excerpt) by E. B. White; Games; The Twelve Days of Christmas by Allen Sherman; Family; Christmas Telly (excerpt) by Craig Brown; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer by Randy Brooks; Politically Correct Santa by Harvey Ehrlich; Religion; Christmas at Work: Hints for Surviving the Office Party; A Christmas Poem by Wendy Cope; Christmas Office Memo by Phillip Winn; Total Abstinence; and Now It's All Over.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE TWELVE FRIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS
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THE TWELVE FRIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS

By Asimov, Isaac; Waugh, Charles G.; Greenberg, Martin H. (editors) (Mrs Gaskell; S. Baring-Gould; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Bloch; H. P. Lovecraft; H. G. Wells; Ron Goulart; Grant Allen; J. T. McIntosh; James McConnell; Arthur C. Clarke)

New York: Avon Books, 1986. 263 pp. Edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; small ink mark on the front endpaper; no other interior marings. Cover art by Daly. This anthology contains: The Old Nurse's Story by Mrs Gaskell; Glamr by S. Baring-Gould; Markheim by Robert Louis Stevenson; The Night Before Christmas by Robert Bloch; The Festival by H. P. Lovecraft; Pollock and the Porroh Man by H. G. Wells; The Hellhound Project by Ron Goulart; Wolverden Tower by Grant Allen; Planet of Fakers by J. T. McIntosh; Life Sentence by James McConnell; The Star by Arthur C. Clarke; and The Weird Woman by Anonymous. The Star by Arthur C. Clarke won the Hugo Award for best short story in 1956.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Daly;. Paperback Original.

$9.95

THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS: Volume One and Volume Two
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THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS: Volume One and Volume Two

By Dickens, Charles (edited by Michael Slater)

Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1975. (xxix) 266, 366 pp. Both books have light edge and corner wear with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings; small hole punched in the lower left back corner of each book. The covers are based on egravings by John Leech and Daniel Maclise; interior illustrations by: John Tenniel; John Leech; Daniel Maclise; Doyle and others. Contained in two volumes: Volume One: General Critical Introduction; Select Bibliography; A Note on the Text and Annotation; Dickens' Prefaces; A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; Appendix A: The Deleted Passages from The Chimes; Appendix B: Descriptive Headlines for the Carol and Chimes. Volume Two: The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; The Haunted Man; Appendix C: Dicken's Readings from the Christmas Books by Philip Collins; Appendix D: Descriptive Headlines for The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man.. Later Printings. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by John Leech; Daniel Maclise;.

$19.95

GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS
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GHOST STORIES OF CHRISTMAS

By Christensen, Jo-Anne

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 Story; Cookie Randall's Last Rehearsal; The Christmas Caller; The Road Trip. PART THREE: MIRACLES: Super Hero; The Debt; Grandfather's Clock; The Warning. PART FOUR: ANGELS: Fourth and Willington; The Grocer's Gift; I Am Your Brother; and Personal Shopper.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Arlana Anderson-Hale;. 8vo.

$9.95

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