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Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Classical Lands; or, Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus  </b><br>[Southern Europe] [Greece]

Zigzag Journeys in Classical Lands; or, Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus
[Southern Europe] [Greece]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1881.

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008725

Condition: Very Good


Vacation rambles in Southern Europe, the second book in the series.Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; Illustrations engraved by Sargent and others after Anastasi and Darley. Publisher’s Red cloth with stamped decorations in black and gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Red publisher's cloth with stamped decorations in Black and gilt. Very bright and clean. Spine sun-aged with mild rubs on spine bands.With a bookplate of William Grayson Stets... View more info

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The Devil's Pi

By: Cantor, Eli

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The Composing Room, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 010120

Condition: New


Amusing story of how the Devil is behind all the problems in a printer's shop, from proof reading to spilled ink. Issued as a Christmas greeting from the Composing Room. Fine. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Issued onion skin wrapper has toned which was only meant to protect until received. View more info

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The Night Before Christmas

By: Clement C. Moore ; Animated by Meg Wohlberg

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010967

Condition: Very Good


Features brightly colored pictorial paper-covered boards. Very rare in this condition. The 'animated pictures' are by Meg Wohlberg the pop-ups/mechanicals are intact and working, and the Christmas tree ribbon is present. First Edition, First Printing. [thus]Spiral Binding. Unpaginated, 16 pages plus endpages. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; 7 inches wide. The book shows very well, with minimal indications of age/wear, including mild shelf wear and rubbing, with minor loss to the head and foot of the spine. Text and illustrations are clear and vibrant on lightly age toned pages. All mechanicals ... View more info

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Olivia Helps with Christmas

By: Falconer, Ian

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010845

ISBN: 1416907866

Condition: New


Everyone's favorite Caldecott honor-winning porcine and #1 Kris Cringle enthusiast is helping to make the season brighter than ever. Christmas is coming, and Olivia is incredibly busy. She has to wait for Santa, make sure dad sets up the tree, wait for Santa, watch mom make the Christmas dinner, wait for Santa, oversee the care with which the stockings are hung and, of course, OPEN HER PRESENTS! Do you see how hard it is to be so helpful during the holidays!No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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...Christmas Eve On Lonesome 'Hell-Fer-Sartain' and Other Stories.

By: Fox, John Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1912.

Edition: Later Printing; First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 004976


Green cloth covered boards with stamped titles in gilt and white. Decorations same. Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt, others rough cut. 7 5/8 inches tall. 2245 pages. Minimal wear, with minor fade to spine. Front bright and clean. A handsome collectible copy View more info

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The Night Before Christmas
(Penguin Christmas Classics)

By: Gogol, Nikolai

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York: , Penguin Classics: 2014

Seller ID: 006414

ISBN: 0143122487


Zany and mischievous, and drawing inspiration from the folk tales of Gogol’s far-flung village in Ukraine, The Night Before Christmas is the basis for many movie and opera adaptations and is still read aloud to children on Christmas Eve in Ukraine and Russia. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Illustrated with b/w drawings. View more info

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The Luck of Roaring Camp

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Camden, NJ, Haddon Craftsmen: 1941

Seller ID: 003606

Condition: Good


First edition thus. One of 1250 copies. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., 27, [2]. 3 color plates. Tan Burlap covered boards red paste-on title center front board. On laid-paper, top edge stained red others deckled; Wear with loss to corners. Text clean hint of toning. Bindings tight and square. Illustrated with color woodcuts by Paul Honore, with introductory note by Richard Ellis. Laid-in is a Christmas card from publisher C. H. Wilhelm. View more info

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Fannie's Last Supper: Re-creating One Amazing Meal from Fannie Farmer's 1896 Cookbook

By: Kimball, Chris

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010609

ISBN: 1401323227

Condition: Fine


In Fannie's Last Supper, Kimball describes the experience of re-creating one of Fannie Farmer's amazing menus: a twelve-course Christmas dinner that she served at the end of the century. Includes the dishes from the dinner and revised and updated recipes from The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book. A culinary thriller. it offers a fresh look at something that most of us take for granted-the American table.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dolor Illustrations. View more info

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The Christmas Alphabet
[Pop-up Book]

By: Sabuda, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Orchard Books,: 1994.

Edition: First Edition - Second Printing.

Seller ID: 007469

ISBN: 0531068579

Condition: Fine


Robert Sabuda is a leading children's pop-up book artist and paper engineer. His books, have been well received and critically acclaimed. Twenty-six intricate paper fold-outs, in pastel cards mounted in a red hardcover binding, Minimal handling, most "letters" have never been opened. Still Giftable. This TRUE First Edition - Second Printing predates the limited edition of 1996 and later Scholastic printing. Each letter of the alphabet has its own pop-up; each is perfectly intact, all mechanisms function well. View more info

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...The Little Musician Christmas in Italy

By: Scannell, Florence, Edith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston:, Dana Estes,: [no date circa 1890].

Seller ID: 005153


Printed on cardstock. Many illustrations. Bindings firm. Wear to boards and corners. Stain on first blank page, perhaps glue residue.7.75 inches tall. 32 pages. View more info

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Colonel Carter's Christmas

By: Smith, F. Hopkinson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1903.

Edition: Author Signed Limited Edition # 478 / 500.

Inscription: Author Signed Limited Edition # 478 / 500.

Seller ID: 008400


“Of the Southern tales, F. Hopkinson Smith’s Colonel Carter’s Christmas Tales, gives us again this fine old-time Virginian in a New York Atmosphere where his simple great heartedness and courtesy influence even a crude hard-headed man of Wall Street” [The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 28, 1903]F. Hopkinson Smith (1838-1915) was a United States author, artist & engineer. This is a companion volume to his 'Col. Carter of Cartersville' (1891) centered on the Christmas season. “Of the Southern tales F Hopkinson Smith's Colonel Carter's Christmas gives ... View more info

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Rebecca and Rowena. A Romance upon Romance

By: [Thackeray, William Makepeace] written as Mr. M. A. Titmarsh

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Chapman and Hall,: 1850.

Edition: Illustrations by Richard Doyle.

Seller ID: 008955


Written as a continuation of Scott's Ivanhoe; a comic or burlesque, in which the hero, who in the original novel marries the Saxon Rowena rather than the beautiful Jewess Rebecca. [Trollope, 262] This is one of the six ‘Christmas Books’. Period black half morocco and textured cloth; all edges gilt. Marbled endpages with armorial bookplate on first blank page and same owner’s name on front paste-down. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 12mo; viii, 102 pages, 8 leaves of plates; 19 cm.; 7.25 inches tall. No half-title. [Or... View more info