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THE FAROLITOS OF CHRISTMAS

By: Anaya, Rudolfo

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books for Children: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11981

ISBN: 0786800607

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 38p.) 1st printing. Cover corners bumped, jacket has 1" tear on back bottom edge and wrinkled top. Story first published in New Mexico magazine in 1987. "With her father away fighting in World War II and her grandfather too sick to create the traditional luminaria, Luz helps create farolitos, little lanterns, for their Christmas celebration instead." Includes glossary. Color illustrations. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

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THE YEAR SANTA WENT MODERN

By: Armour, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1964

Seller ID: H10041

Condition: Very Good


32p. Cover corners lightly worn, rubbed jacket is slightly soiled with chips to corners and spine sunned. Adapted from the original version which appeared in Family Circle, 1963. Illustrator received Newbery and Caldecott Honors in the 1950s. Black and red illustrations. (10-1/4"x8-1/4") View more info

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ANOTHER BOY: THE STORY OF THE BIRTH AT BETHLEHEM

By: Barton, Bruce

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Buckbee-Brehm: [193?]

Seller ID: H11310

Condition: Good


[12p.], double-fold. Paper edges chipped and torn. Paper wrapped card boards. B&w woodcut prints. (8"x6") View more info

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A CHILD'S BOOK OF CHRISTMAS CAROLS

By: Bertail, Inez; Selected & Arranged by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1942

Seller ID: H11833

Condition: Good +


40p. A few pages have what appear to be oil-based stains, cover rubbed with corners bumped and worn. 18 Christmas carols accompanied by a full page color illustration. Color illustrations. (12-1/8"x9-5/8") View more info

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THE GOOD SHEPHERD

By: Gunnarsson, Gunnar; Translated by Kenneth C. Kaufman

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1940

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12600

Condition: Very good


84p. Jacket rubbed and lightly soiled with small chips and tears to edges. A simple, moving tale of an Icelandic shepherd who makes a grueling trip to the mountains to rescue sheep who have been left following the annual gathering by the Icelandic writer nominated 8 times for the Nobel Prize in Literature between 1918 to 1961. "A parable - told as a folk tale of Iceland, and alive with the feel of the country and people." 6 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-1/2"... View more info

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WHERE'S PRANCER?

By: Hoff, Syd

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1960

Seller ID: H11820

Condition: Good +


Unpaginated (approx. 30p.) Top corner of first few pages torn, pages thumb creased, cover corners lightly worn. Santa returns from delivering gifts around the world, when he discovers Prancer's missing. Harper Crest Library Edition, although not an ex-library book. Color illustrations. (10-5/8"x8-1/8") View more info

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THE UNLIKELY ONE: A STORY FOR CHRISTMAS

By: Kinnoull, Claude

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Kingswood, Surrey, The World's Work, Ltd.: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9843

Condition: Good


[59p.] Gift message on front endpaper, cover corners worn and back bottom edge dented, page edges spotted, jacket has a red spot on back and brown spots on front with small chips to edges. Brutus, a mutt, is left at a shelter by a soldier. A week before Christmas all the other dogs have been adopted and Brutus is nearing the end of the ten days grace period before he is due to be euthanized, you can guess what happens next. B&w illustrations. (7-5/8"x5") View more info

O FRABJOUS DAY!: POETRY FOR HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS

By: Livingston, Myra Cohn; Edited by

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12665

ISBN: 0689500769

Condition: Very good


[xii], 205p. Signed by editor on front endpaper. Jacket spine sunned. Collection of poetry covering the subjects of religious, traditional, and national holidays with a section relating to assassinations. A Margaret K. McElderry Book. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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"CHRISTMAS TALES AND TREASURES"

By: Norcross Design Studio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Norcross In.: 1967

Seller ID: P6414

Condition: Good +


20p. Booklet creased with address label on back. Instructions for Christmas decoration including the Wise Men, Christmas Star, Advent Wreath, and Yule Log using Norcross wrap and ribbons. Booklet. Oblong. B&w illustrations and photographs. (4"x9") View more info

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A CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT

By: Phillips, Hubert

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hulton Press: 1949

Seller ID: G1591

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 16p.) Gift lines filled in, cover spine sunned, label on front creased. B&w illustrations. (5-3/4"x4-1/2") View more info

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WHAT'S KEEPING YOU, SANTA?

By: Pickett, Margaret E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Newport Beach, California, TP Press: 1980

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10887

ISBN: 0913939005

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (approx. 60p.) Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket has a 2-1/2" tear on bottom front edge with a 1-1/2" tear on bottom of front flap fold with corners worn. Color illustrations. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") View more info

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THE LITTLEST ORPHAN AND OTHER CHRISTMAS STORIES

By: Sangster, Margaret E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Round Table Press: 1935

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12505

Condition: Very good


[150p.] 2nd printing. Signed by author on half title page. Top of cover edges sunned, jacket has chips and creased tears to edges. Includes letter indicating that this copy is signed, but the giver can get another signed copy from the author, indicating that this Ms. Sangster was the managing editor of Photoplay, contributed to a monthly column to Christian Herald for 50 years, and wrote radio scripts who died in 1981. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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THE FIRST CHURCH'S CHRISTMAS BARREL

By: Stanley, Caroline Abbot

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1912

Seller ID: H1594

Condition: Very Good


71p. Corners bumped, some acid spots on a few pages, book plate on front pastedown. (7-1/2"x5") View more info

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MERRY CHRISTMAS, MR. BAXTER

By: Streeter, Edward

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10925

Condition: Very Good


181p. Back cover soiled, jacket scraped on front with tears to edges, chips to corners, spine sunned and cup mark on front. Mr. Baxter decides to approach Christmas with sensible planning...and then chaos ensues. B&w illustrations. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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JULEN I KOJAN MED FLERA BER√ĄTTELSER

By: Vollmer, A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Swedish M.E. Book Concern: 1906

Seller ID: H12013

Condition: Good


95p. Pages toned and stains between pp. 26-7, cover edges scraped with corners bumped and worn. Collection of Christmas stories told in Swedish. (7-3/8"x5") View more info