Mince Pie and Mistletoe

By: Phyllis McGinley

Price: $29.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


The story of Christmas in America from a historical perspective in verse. First appeared in magazine form as The Merry Years of Christmas: A Christmas Poem.

In book form with enchanting pictures in two colors against color-blocked paper- blue and reddish-brown by Harold Berson. The verses tell of the sources of Christmas traditions, the Yule log, flaming pudding, Christmas carols; Santa Claus (variously Saint Nicholas and Papa Noel), miracle plays of the Southwest, the creche of Louisiana, and the frontier Christmases of the West. [Kirkus]

Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has shelf wear with rubs on corners and spine tips. 23.5 cm, 9.25 inches tall; 32 unnumbered pages illustrations. First Edition, First Printing.

Title: Mince Pie and Mistletoe

Author Name: Phyllis McGinley

Illustrator: Harold Berson

Categories: CHILDREN'S BOOKS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York and Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 012175

Keywords: Christmas; Holidays; Customs,