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  • WHAT IS A MIRACLE? by Komroff, Manuel; illustrated by Witold Gordon.
    Komroff, Manuel; illustrated by Witold Gordon.
    WHAT IS A MIRACLE?

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: American Artists Group, (1941) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Christmas Story illustrated with drawings by Witold Gordon. One of a series of American Artists Group Gift Books (last title listed on dj flap) Small format, just 5 inches wide, 6 1/2 inches tale, bound in illustrated boards. 32 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (overall edge wear to boards and dj, tape repairs to interior of dj) .

    Book ID: 85051
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  • HECTOR AND PRUDENCE ALL ABOARD! by Koscielniak, Bruce.
    Koscielniak, Bruce.
    HECTOR AND PRUDENCE ALL ABOARD!

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author/illustrator's second book. Hector and Prudence and the piglets take a magical ride on the train set up on the floor as a Christmas gift. INSCRIBED by the author opposite the title page. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-679-804862.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56643
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  • THE TWELVE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS. by Kragen, Emma.
    Kragen, Emma.
    THE TWELVE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, (1998.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Inspired by her own dogs, Emma wrote this variation on the Christmas classic - her version begins with "a poodle in a dog house." Illustrated with photographs by Donald Fuller. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Includes a bonus CD inside the front cover. Square format, unpaginated. Promotional material laid in. ISBN: 0-8499-58733.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 87927
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  • CHRISTMAS DAYS. by Lincoln, Joseph C. (1870-1944)
    Lincoln, Joseph C. (1870-1944)
    CHRISTMAS DAYS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Coward-McCann, 1938. Hardcover first edition - Stories of the fifties (the 1850s, that is), sixties and seventies by this beloved Cape Cod author, illustrated in black and white by Howard Brett. Lincoln's "yarns" of old Cape Cod populated by old Yankee stock, were "an antidote to an America that was undergoing rapid modernization, urbanization, immigration, and industrialization." Color illustrated endpapers. 158 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in coarse beige cloth illustrated with a ship under full sail, no dust jacket (previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 85346
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  • DECK THE HALL: A Traditional Carol. by Long, Sylvia, illustrator.
    Long, Sylvia, illustrator.
    DECK THE HALL: A Traditional Carol.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - All the pleasures of the holiday charmingly depicted in Long's brilliant color paintings. SIGNED by Long on the title page with the words "Fa la la" and a small drawing of spectacles. Square format, bound in red glossy illustrated boards, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8118-28212.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 46426
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  • MIRACLE ON 49TH STREET. by Lupica, Mike.
    Lupica, Mike.
    MIRACLE ON 49TH STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Philomel Books, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - A holiday novel and a sports story - "Josh Cameron has it all: a World Championship ring with the Boston Celtics, an MVP award, a clean-cut image, and the adoration of millions. What he doesn't have is family. Until the day 12-year-old smartaleck Molly Parker confronts him in a parking lot and claims to be his daughter." 246 pp. ISBN: 0-399244883.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78815
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  • THE CHRISTMAS BOY. by Mazurowski, Jeff .
    Mazurowski, Jeff .
    THE CHRISTMAS BOY.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a slim trade paperback.

    Delta, Ohio: My World Press, 1996 (1998). SIGNED - A story about an orphan boy named Johnny who is found lying, almost lifeless, in the snow on Christmas eve by Santa Claus, who takes him back to the North Pole. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in 1999. Illustrated with drawings by Jennifer A. Mazurowski. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-966215303.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71893
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  • SANTA'S ELVES SAVE CHRISTMAS: A Christmas Treasury Pop-Up. by Mitchell, Kathy and Jerry Harston, illustrators. Bruce Foster, paper engineer.
    Mitchell, Kathy and Jerry Harston, illustrators. Bruce Foster, paper engineer.
    SANTA'S ELVES SAVE CHRISTMAS: A Christmas Treasury Pop-Up.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    n.p. Allan / Ottenheimer Publishers. (1991). Hardcover - A slim book with three double page pop-up scenes.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 68660
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  • THE STUPIDEST ANGEL: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, Version 2.0. by Moore, Christopher.
    Moore, Christopher.
    THE STUPIDEST ANGEL: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, Version 2.0.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Moore's hilarious take on the week before Christmas when "all through the tiny community of Pine Cove, California, people are busy buying, wrapping, packing and generally getting into the Christmas spirit." Features the return of Raziel, who first appeared in "Lamb." SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. First issue in white boards with a red cloth spine, pale green endpapers and a pale yellow dust jacket. ISBN: 0-06-0590254.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45868
    Keywords: Christmas books, humor
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  • THE STUPIDEST ANGEL: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, Version 2.0. by Moore, Christopher.
    Moore, Christopher.
    THE STUPIDEST ANGEL: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, Version 2.0.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Moore's hilarious take on the week before Christmas when "all through the tiny community of Pine Cove, California, people are busy buying, wrapping, packing and generally getting into the Christmas spirit." Features the return of Raziel, who first appeared in "Lamb." 306 pp. States first edition, and has a number line beginning with a 1, but this is the second issue in green boards with a white cloth spine, red endpapers and a red dust jacket. ISBN: 0-06-0842352.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76515
    Keywords: Christmas books, humor
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  • TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: A Visit from St. Nicholas by Moore, Clement C. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith,
    Moore, Clement C. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith,
    TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: A Visit from St. Nicholas

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1912.). Hardcover - The classic Christmas poem charmingly illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith with twelve full page color illustrations, numerous vignettes and line drawings and initial letters. Small oblong format, unpaginated. colored drawings. The second issue of this version, bound in red illustrated paper covered boards which wrap around the spine but with the same cover illustration as the first.

    Condition: Fair condition overall - significant chipping to the paper spine covering, some fading to the covers, and a small peeled spot on the front cover - but the contents are in very good condition. Uncommon. .

    Book ID: 56389
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  • THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. by Moore, Clement Clarke; illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
    Moore, Clement Clarke; illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
    THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (1998). The classic Christmas poem, with colorful new illustrations by Bruce Whatley. This advance issue consists of loose unbound page laid into the dust jacket. Oblong format, unpaginated.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 78513
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  • THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. by [Moore, Clement Clarke; illustrated by Ethel Hays]
    [Moore, Clement Clarke; illustrated by Ethel Hays]
    THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: Vintage paper folio.

    n.p. [Akron, Ohio] [The Saalfield Pub. Co]
    n.d. (circa 1940)
    . Christmas classic for children, illustrated in full color by Ethel Hays. No publication information except for the number 219 on front cover. Not dated, but on the front cover is the previous owner's name and the notation Christmas 1944. 12 pp on stiff card stock, including the covers.

    Condition: Poor condition, with the corners torn, pages detached, but with some nostalgic appeal

    Book ID: 62089
    Keywords: Christmas books
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  • THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. by [Moore, Clement] Lasiter, Stephanie; illustrated by Nigel McMullen.
    [Moore, Clement] Lasiter, Stephanie; illustrated by Nigel McMullen.
    THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: Small hardcover.

    New York: Shooting star Press, n.d. (ca 1994) dj. Hardcover - A retelling for children by Stephanie Lasiter of Moore's Classic "A Visit from St, Nicholas," originally published in a newspaper in 1823, and other Christmas poems, illustrated in full color by Nigel McMullen. A title in the second series of Mini-Classics, small volumes measuring just 4 1/4 inches tall by 3 1/4 inches. 96 pp. ISBN: 1-56924233x.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84759
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  • WHERE THE YOUNG CHILD WAS and Also The Spirit of the House, The Youngest Officer, Linden Gose Home, The Little Brown House, That Makes the World Go Round (and Other Christmas Stories.) by Oemler, Marie Conway.
    Oemler, Marie Conway.
    WHERE THE YOUNG CHILD WAS and Also The Spirit of the House, The Youngest Officer, Linden Gose Home, The Little Brown House, That Makes the World Go Round (and Other Christmas Stories.)

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Century Co., 1921. Hardcover first edition - Six short stories with Christmas themes, illustrated with a frontispiece and six inserted plates by George Avison. 242 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in decorated blue cloth stamped in yellow (gift inscription dated Christmas 1922, lacking the dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 46885
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  • MARLEY'S GHOST. by Osmun, Mark H.
    Osmun, Mark H.
    MARLEY'S GHOST.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first printing.

    Corte Madera, CA: Twelfth Night Press, (2000). SIGNED first edition - "Before Scrooge, before Dickens, there was Jacob Marley. In Charles Dicken's classic, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge owes his salvation to one man: his former partner, the late Jacob Marley. Yet despite Marley's crucial role we know him only as a shadow. Until now." SIGNED on the title page. 316 pp. Cover art by Wendell Minor. ISBN: 0-967307902.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (an unread copy but light toning to top edge textblock).

    Book ID: 87441
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  • Powers, Nani.
    THE GOOD REMAINS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2002.). First edition - The author's second novel, a tribute to 'A Christmas Carol' set in a small Virginia town: 'Dr. C. R. Ash, a neonatologist and chronic bachelor, is a man in the winter of his soul, and last in the line of an old Southern family. During a snowy prelude to a much-anticipated hospital Christmas party, C. R. crosses paths with a world of local characters, living and dead. In a town adrift with housing developments, strip malls, and Civil War history, this motley assemblage of characters is impelled by their search to solve the ancient human riddles of love, loss, and desolation. At once Victorian in its feel and yet starkly modern,…

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    New York: Grove Press, (2002.). First edition - The author's second novel, a tribute to 'A Christmas Carol' set in a small Virginia town: 'Dr. C. R. Ash, a neonatologist and chronic bachelor, is a man in the winter of his soul, and last in the line of an old Southern family. During a snowy prelude to a much-anticipated hospital Christmas party, C. R. crosses paths with a world of local characters, living and dead. In a town adrift with housing developments, strip malls, and Civil War history, this motley assemblage of characters is impelled by their search to solve the ancient human riddles of love, loss, and desolation. At once Victorian in its feel and yet starkly modern, 'The Good Remains' explores life, death, and our own attachments to this mortal coil'

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    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29553
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  • JINGLE BELLS. by Scott, Michael, photographs.
    Scott, Michael, photographs.
    JINGLE BELLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Hyperion, (2003). Hardcover first edition - A small square board book for little children, and illustrated with photographs of jolly babies. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-786819200.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 68699
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  • PIECES OF CHRISTMAS. by Sloat, Teri.
    Sloat, Teri.
    PIECES OF CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Animals from Africa to Antarctica are pictured celebrating Christmas on stamps sent to Santa from around the world. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. Promotional postcard laid in. Square format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8050-63552.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53064
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  • HARK! THE AARDVARK ANGELS SING: A Story of Christmas Mail. by Sloat, Teri.
    Sloat, Teri.
    HARK! THE AARDVARK ANGELS SING: A Story of Christmas Mail.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A story of the energetic helpers who make sure all the mail is delivered. SIGNED on the verso of the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. Large format, unpaginated. Laid in is a promotional brochure on Teri Sloat. ISBN: 0-399233717.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 73251
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  • A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES. by Thomas, Dylan (illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg)
    Thomas, Dylan (illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg)
    A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: New Directions, (c 1969.). Hardcover first edition - Dylan Thomas's magical account of Christmas from his own childhood in a small town in Wales, illustrated with 5 full page black and white engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Oblong format. 36 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a gray cloth boards, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86969
    Keywords: Christmas books
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  • AFTERWARD: A Ghost Story for Christmas. by Wharton, Edith (1862-1936); illustrated by Seth.
    Wharton, Edith (1862-1936); illustrated by Seth.
    AFTERWARD: A Ghost Story for Christmas.

    Edition: First thus- a small trade paperback.

    Biblioasis, (2016). First edition - A classic supernatural story, originally published in Century Magazine in 1910 and here issued in a new edition designed and with striking illustrations by Seth. "A newly rich American couple buy an ancient manor house in England, where they hope to live out their days in solitude. One day, when the couple are gazing out at their grounds, they spy a mysterious stranger. When her husband disappears shortly after this eerie encounter, the wife learns the truth about the legend that haunts the ancient estate." The small format makes it perfect as a stocking stuffer. 84 pp. ISBN: 978-1771961332.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 83725
    Keywords: Christmas books
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