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Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey and Co., 1848.

1848, First Edition. 160 pp. Hardcover, 12mo., original green cloth, gilt design and title, aeg. Very Good copy. Light wear to corners and spine ends; minor discoloration; strong binding. Previous owner's small gift inscription on the fly leaf. Pages are lightly foxed, but the text has remained bold and readable.... more

Price: $150.00

Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing,

Limp suede 32mo, np. Near fine with minot lightening to yapps. To/from sections completed, else clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $25.00

New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1947.

Hardcover, 1947, squarish octavo, 175pp., illustrated in b&w. Book good with rubbing and toning to boards and spine, mild wear to corners, binding tight, front flyleaf removed, text clean unmarked and toned throughout with rear quarter of text showing some dampstaining around edges of text. No DJ. ... more

Price: $22.40

Pittsburgh: 1873.

First edition, 1873. No publisher listed. Softcover (flexible cloth with gilt title on front cover), 70 pp. + ads., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Good copy, age-toning or soiling to some of the pages, minor wear to the edges of the outer pages, covers with minor soiling or discoloration, covers with... more

Price: $100.00

Baltimore: D. W. Glass & Co., 1885.

1885. Oblong 4to, 37pp. Bound in cushioned red velvet with rubbon tie. With color lithographs illustrating seasonal Christmas and winter poems. Some impressions to the velvet and balding to edges. Contents remain very good, though seeral pages are loose from the string binding (common with this style). A very handsome,... more

Price: $80.00

New York: Leavitt and Allen, ca. 1850s.

ca. 1850s. Hardcover, 8vo. in full leather with gilt title and edges. Unpaginated, chromolithographed frontis and plates. Very good. Rubbing and very minor loss to leather of boards. Slight lean to spine. Gift inscription, dated 1865, on half title page. Foxing throughout, but text and plates remain clean. A nicely... more

Price: $40.00

Millbrook: The Millbrook Press, 1939.

Signed and dedicated on the inside of the front cover by Grand. First edition, 1939. Softcover, 48 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, age-toning and soiling to the outer pages and the covers, rubbing and light wear to the edges of the book's covers. Rare book. ... more

Price: $200.00

New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1955.

Signed by Horgan! First printing, 1955, hardcover with cloth-backed boards in dust jacket, octavo, 112pp., illustrated in b&w. Book good with dampstain and slight curl to bottom of boards, binding tight, endpapers show slight crinkle from dampstain, otherwise text clean and unmarked. DJ good with dampstain to panels, edgewear that... more

Price: $25.00

London: Ingram, Cooke & Co., 1882.

1882 Hardcover folio, 227pp. 15.75 x 11 inches. With beautiful color lithograph title page and frontispiece, profusely illustrated throughout in black and white. Bound in maroon library buckram, with mild ex-library markings including bookplate to pastedown and perforated stamp to the title pages. Binding very good with wear to front... more

Price: $48.00

New York: Aldus Printers, 1923.

Number 391 of 600 copies. 1923 Softcover 8vo, np. Green printed wrappers with frontispiece. Cord bound with mostly uncut pages. Moderate wear to the yapp edges, contents are near fine, bright, clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $16.00

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1908.

First American edition, 1908, hardcover with front board illustration plate on green cloth boards, octavo, 175pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book VG+ with mild wear to spine ends and corners, rubbing and mild general soil, binding tight, previous owner's inscription to front flyleaf, otherwise text clean and unmarked with... more

Price: $150.00

London: Macmillan & Co., 1892.

Fourth edition, 1892. Lavishly gilt-decorated cloth hardcover, all edges gilt, 165 pp. + ads., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, owner's signature on the half-title page, minor age-toning to some pages, a bit of wear to the tips of the covers including a touch of loss at the spine-head.... more

Price: $25.00

The Encino Press, 1981.

Signed by both King and Oliphant on the first blank. Oblong quarto, cloth-backed boards in mylar dust jacket, 29 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Fine dust jacket. ... more

Price: $45.00

The Encino Press, 1981.

Signed by King on the first blank. Oblong quarto, cloth-backed boards, 29 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, light wear to the upper outer corner of the rear cover, no dust jacket. ... more

Price: $25.00

London: Macmillan, 1871.

Volume one only! Hardcover with gilt stamped green cloth boards, 1871, octavo, 316pp., illustrated in b&w. Book ex-library with plate and stamps to endpapers; otherwise book good with cloth split at rear joint, rubbing, soil, and edgewear, spine toned, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with some toning throughout. No... more

Price: $20.00

Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1889.

1889 Softcover oblong 8vo, np. Embossed watercolor cover with gold accented color illustrations and decorations throughout. A series of passages about Christmas and the nativity. Very good with light rubbing to the corners. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $24.00

Boston: L. Prang and Co., 1880.

1880. Measures 5.5 by 3.5 inches. L. Prang and Co. Christmas card depicting two toddlers, one white and in a frilly white dress, the other black and playing in a tub of carrots. A four line poem exclaims that both the humble and the rich can take joy in the... more

Price: $75.00

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1951.

First printing, 1951, hardcover with green cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 127pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with hint of wear to spine foot, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ VG with edgewear that includes a few small tears, rubbing, front flap price-clipped. ... more

Price: $50.00

Greensburg, PA: no publisher, 1948.

Unsettling photos of the Easter Bunny! Assembled binder of 1948 photos and memorabilia from the Easter and Christmas celebrations held at the Greensburg PA Bon Ton department store. You want vernacular, we got vernacular! ... more

Price: $650.00

Akron, OH: The Werner Company, 1899.

First edition, 1899, hardcover with pictorial beige cloth boards, octavo, unpaginated, illustrated in b&w. Book good+ with foxing and soil to cloth, spine ends show a few mild chips, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with some mild foxing to edges of text block. No DJ. ... more

Price: $14.00

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