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  • HOW THE EASTER BUNNY SAVED CHRISTMAS. by Anderson, Derek.
    Anderson, Derek.
    HOW THE EASTER BUNNY SAVED CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Delightful story of how the Easter Bunny comes to the rescue when Santa is knocked out by a toy train, written and illustrated in full color by Derek Anderson. SIGNED opposite the title page with a drawing. Large format. Unpaginated,. ISBN: 0-689-876343.

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

    Book ID: 45412
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  • WIND ON THE RIVER. by Barre, Richard; foreword by Harlan Coben.
    Barre, Richard; foreword by Harlan Coben.
    WIND ON THE RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2004). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A short story of suspense, a Christmas story, a Western story, published in an edition of only 3000 copies. Foreword by Harlan Coben. Frontispiece. SIGNED by Barre on the title page. 60 pp plus colophon.. ISBN: 1592660452.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 65673
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  • THE STAR. by Barre, Richard; foreword by Michael Connelly.
    Barre, Richard; foreword by Michael Connelly.
    THE STAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2002). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A short story of suspense, a Christmas story, published in an edition of only 1000 copies. Foreword by Michael Connelly. Frontispiece. This is one of only 26 copies in slipcase lettered and SIGNED by both Barre and Connelly on the limitation page. ISBN: 159266010X.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards in a fine slipcase

    Book ID: 65675
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  • BETHANY. by Barre, Richard; foreword by Robert Crais.
    Barre, Richard; foreword by Robert Crais.
    BETHANY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A short story of horror and suspense published in an edition of only 2000 copies. Foreword by Robert Crais. SIGNED by Barre on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 51 pp. ISBN: 159266038X.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 65672
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  • A CHRISTMAS MEMORY. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    A CHRISTMAS MEMORY.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Random House, (1966, c 1956.). Hardcover first edition - Autobiographical story from his childhood in Alabama and of his relationship with one of his elderly cousins - Sook Faulk, who died in 1938 when he was away at school. 45 pp. Designed By George Salter

    Condition: Fine in turquoise and tan cloth with gilt lettering and decorative band in a near fine slipcase with a photograph of Capote and his cousin on the front.

    Book ID: 57972
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  • ONE CHRISTMAS. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    ONE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1983.). Hardcover first edition - Autobiographical story of a visit to New Orleans when Capote was six, to spend Christmas with his rarely seen father. 41 pp. ISBN: 0-394-53266X.

    Condition: Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and decorative gilt band, lacking the slipcase.

    Book ID: 54092
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  • ONE CHRISTMAS. by Capote, Truman.
    Capote, Truman.
    ONE CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1983.). Hardcover first edition - Autobiographical story of a visit to New Orleans when Capote was six, to spend Christmas with his rarely seen father. 41 pp. ISBN: 0-394-53266X.

    Condition: Fine in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and decorative band in a very near fine slipcase with a photograph of Capote and his father on the front.

    Book ID: 52902
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  • HE SEES YOU WHEN YOU'RE SLEEPING. by Clark, Mary Higgins and Carol Higgins Clark.
    Clark, Mary Higgins and Carol Higgins Clark.
    HE SEES YOU WHEN YOU'RE SLEEPING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This mother and daughter team give a new spin to the classic 1946 Christmas movie "Its a Wonderful Life." SIGNED on the title page by both authors. 202 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-30051.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (bookplate).

    Book ID: 47227
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  • HE SEES YOU WHEN YOU'RE SLEEPING. by Clark, Mary Higgins and Carol Higgins Clark.
    Clark, Mary Higgins and Carol Higgins Clark.
    HE SEES YOU WHEN YOU'RE SLEEPING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This mother and daughter team give a new spin to the classic 1946 Christmas movie "Its a Wonderful Life." SIGNED on the title page by both authors. 202 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-30051.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53037
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  • OTHER BELLS FOR US TO RING. by Cormier, Robert.
    Cormier, Robert.
    OTHER BELLS FOR US TO RING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1990). Hardcover first edition - A coming-of-age story set during World War II in a French-Canadian neighborhood in Massachusetts where Darcy and her mother come to live, because her father is in the Army at a base nearby. Illustrated with drawings by Deborah Kogan Ray. 136 pp. ISBN: 0-385302452.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket with some rubbing and edgewear .

    Book ID: 71389
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  • NAUGHTY OR NICE. by Dickey, Eric Jerome.
    Dickey, Eric Jerome.
    NAUGHTY OR NICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A Holiday Novel." The three McBroom sisters have always been there for one another but now they are each dealing with their own problems. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-525-947760.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63041
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  • A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHRISTMAS by Haley, Alex
    Haley, Alex
    A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHRISTMAS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An attractively produced little book, this is a story about the Underground Railroad and Christmas 1855. Book and dust jacket illustrated with woodcuts by David Frampton . SIGNED by Haley on the front endpaper. 101 pp. ISBN: 0-385-260431.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62198
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  • THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS. by Hamilton, Virginia.
    Hamilton, Virginia.
    THE BELLS OF CHRISTMAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A story of Christmas in Springfield Ohio in 1890. Illustrated in full color by Lambert Davis. Large format, 59 pp. ISBN: 0-15-2065408.

    Condition: Ex-library but with only one stamp, dust jacket flaps pasted down.

    Book ID: 64924
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  • MURDER IN TRIPLICATE. by James, P. D.
    James, P. D.
    MURDER IN TRIPLICATE.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    London: Belmont Press, 2001. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes a foreword by P.D. James on writing short mystery fiction and three short stories, which had not been collected before: 'Great Aunt Allie's Flypapers' (an Adam Dalgliesh mystery), 'The Victim' and 'The Mistletoe Murder.' llustrated with 3 full-page paintings and 9 vignettes in color. One of 50 copies (out of a total edition of 250) bound with a cloth spine and numbered 201 to 250. This is copy 220. SIGNED on the colophon page by the author and the illustrator, Eileen Hogan. 82 pp.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in burgundy cloth boards, decorated paper label on front cover, gold stamping on spine.

    Book ID: 66198
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  • Moore, Lorrie
    THE FORGOTTEN HELPER: A Story for Children

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kipling Press, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Illustrated by T. Lewis. Granta author's first (and only) book for children, a charming story of Aben, Santa's grouchiest elf who gets left behind at the last house one Christmas Eve. SIGNED by author. 64 pp. ISBN: 0-943718007.

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

    Book ID: 66087
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  • IF YOU TAKE A MOUSE TO THE MOVIES. by Numeroff, Laura Joffe. Illustrated by Felicia Bond.
    Numeroff, Laura Joffe. Illustrated by Felicia Bond.
    IF YOU TAKE A MOUSE TO THE MOVIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "He'll ask you for some popcorn...." Colorfully illustrated by Felicia Bond and fun for very young children. A Christmas story. Unpaginated, square format. ISBN: 0-06-0244054.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47224
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  • A RARE BENEDICTINE: THE ADVENT OF BROTHER CADFAEL. by Peters, Ellis.
    Peters, Ellis.
    A RARE BENEDICTINE: THE ADVENT OF BROTHER CADFAEL.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1989.) dj. Hardcover - The Advent of Brother Cadfael. A Christmas story, a tale of Cadfael's early years, a story of robbery and attempted murder. Includes full page, full color illustrations by Clifford Harper. Slightly oversized format. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-3972.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63831
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  • A RARE BENEDICTINE. by Peters, Ellis.
    Peters, Ellis.
    A RARE BENEDICTINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Headline (Hodder), (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Advent of Brother Cadfael. Three shorter stories - A Light on the Road To Woodstock, The Price of Light, Eye Witness - which describe the events which led to Cadfael entering the Benedicitne order. Includes full page, full color illustrations by Clifford Harper. Slightly oversized format. 125 pp. ISBN: 0-747200769.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77348
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  • Salton, Catherine (illustrated by David Weitzman.)
    RAPHAEL AND THE NOBLE TASK.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.). First edition - Raphael is a chimiere - a griffin - one of the ferocious stone creatures high on the towers that guard the Cathedral from harm - but when a baby is left at the Cathedral he feels that he has found his 'noble task.' A charming and unusual Christmas story, illustrated with black and drawings by David Weitzman, and with lots of information about medieval cathedrals included. 157 pp

    Condition: Fine in printed red wrappers.

    Book ID: 30451
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  • RAPHAEL AND THE NOBLE TASK. by Salton, Catherine (illustrated by David Weitzman.)
    Salton, Catherine (illustrated by David Weitzman.)
    RAPHAEL AND THE NOBLE TASK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (2000.). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Raphael is a chimiere - a griffin - one of the ferocious stone creatures high on the towers that guard the Cathedral from harm - but when a baby is left at the Cathedral he feels that he has found his 'noble task.' A charming and unusual Christmas story, illustrated with black and drawings by David Weitzman, and with lots of information about medieval cathedrals included. SIGNED opposite the title page by both the author and illustrator. 157 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196750.

    Condition: Fine in red cloth with pasted on front illustration (issued without a dustjacket.) As new.

    Book ID: 47407
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  • A DOLL, TWO CHILDREN AND THREE STORKS. by Teresah [Teresa Corinna Ubertis Gray,1877 - 1964]
    Teresah [Teresa Corinna Ubertis Gray,1877 - 1964]
    A DOLL, TWO CHILDREN AND THREE STORKS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: E. P. Dutton, (1931.). Hardcover first edition - A Christmas fantasy set in 1700 Nuremberg, translated from the Italian by Dorothy Emmrich. When one of the workers in the toy shop, Benno Claus, is falsely arrested, the toys go on strike and travel through Fairyland to rescue him. Illustrated with a full color frontispiece and many black & white illustrations by Wilhelm Reetz. 178 pp.

    Condition: Very good in peach cloth with gilt lettering, lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47825
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