The First Christmas Tree [Howard Pyle]

By: Van Dyke , Henry

Price: $24.00

Quantity: 1 available


Original olive-green cloth front designed by Amy Richards with her monogram. The design is stamped in gilt and dark green. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Printed on laid-paper each page of text bordered in oak leaf acorn scroll.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name stamp on top corner of front free endpage. 8vo; 22 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 76 pages. First Edition, First Printing. Four tissue-guarded photogravures by Howard Pyle.

A delightful story set in Pfalzel, Germany based on the legend of Winfrid an English missionary known as St. Boniface "the Apostle of Germany" who brought Christianity to Germanic tribes in the eighth century and was originally a sermon preached by the author to his congregation in 1897.

Title: The First Christmas Tree [Howard Pyle]

Author Name: Van Dyke , Henry

Illustrator: Howard Pyle

Categories: 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Scribner's Sons: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo; 22 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 76 pages.

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 010245

Keywords: Christmas,