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The Merrie Christmas Cook Book
1 The Merrie Christmas Cook Book
This little cook book has lots of great recipes for the holidays, including foods for entertaining. The book contains Holiday Canapes, Festive Entrees, Party Casseroles, Vegetables and Salads, and Glamor Desserts. Interspersed with the recipes are little poems and quotes. 64 pages. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Peter Pauper Press
White Plains, NY, 1984, Reprint
As New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by McCrea, Ruth; 
Price: 6.44 USD
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The Nightmare before Christmas A Super Pop-Up, Burton, Tim
2 Burton, Tim The Nightmare before Christmas A Super Pop-Up
0453031323 / 9780453031325; This is a beautiful pop-up book based on the film, The Nightmare Before Christmas. The pop-ups are large and detailed, and the story is simply told in large lettering. One page has a curl at the bottom corner. The book is 10 1/4" square. ; Pop-Up; Color Illustrations; 4to 9" - 12" tall; 8 pages
Mouse Works
New York, 1993, First Edition
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Price: 41.40 USD
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Julia Child & More Company, Child, Julia
3 Child, Julia Julia Child & More Company
0394738063 / 9780394738062; The spine top is worn, the top corner is bent and the bottom has shelfwear. There is an inscription on the half title page. ; Fabulous menus are included for thirteen lunches and dinners with a wealth of color photographs. Also included is a question & answer gazatteer and an index. From an old fashioned chicken dinner to lobster souffle, every recipe, including the sides, are well explained and shown. These recipes look actually doable, not Impossible like one might think of French cooking. ; Color Photographs; 4to 10" - 12" tall; 248 pages
Alfred A. Knopf
New York, 1979, First Edition
Very Good

Illustrated by Scherer, James; 
Price: 10.12 USD
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Christmas Remembered : Our Family's Christmas Memories, Cox, Alan
4 Cox, Alan Christmas Remembered : Our Family's Christmas Memories
1562929860 / 9781562929862; This book is well-illustrated with sepia toned pictures and also has several pages for a person or family to write down their own Christmas memories. A lovely gift to the newly married or a family with a new child. Also a great gift from parents to their adult child, all filled out with their memories. There are so many ways to use this book to make this Christmas something very special. It includes stories, quotations from the Bible, poems and so forth. A lovely book with a presentation page in the beginning. A wonderful gift filled out or blank, awaiting new Christmas memories. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Honor Books
Tulsa, Ok, U. S. A., 2001, First Edition
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Lind, Brad; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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Great Joy, Dicamillo, Kate
5 Dicamillo, Kate Great Joy
Deep in the purple dusk of winter, a monkey and an organ grinder appear on the corner of France's street, and Frances is troubled when she notices that the man and monkey are still on the street late at night. When the day of the Christmas pageant arrives, and it's France's turn to speak, all she can think about is the organ grinder's sad eyes - until, just in time, she finds the perfect words to share. The author, a Newbery medalist, has given us a luminous holiday story about the miraculous, powerful secret of joy. Recommended for ages 4-8. Beautifully illustrated in color throughout. Strong, reinforced binding. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Candlewick Press
Somerville, MA, 2010, First Format Edition
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Ibatoulline, Bagram; 
Price: 7.82 USD
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The Christmas Box (Christmas Box Trilogy Ser. ), Evans, Richard Paul
6 Evans, Richard Paul The Christmas Box (Christmas Box Trilogy Ser. )
0684814994 / 9780684814995; This short story is about a widow and the young family who moves in with her. Together they discover the first gift of Christmas and learn what Christmas is really all about. The author originally wrote this book for his daughters. He wrote it as an expression of love that he knew his children couldn't feel until they had experienced the joy of having their own children, and hoped they would look back at this Christmas gift and feel their father's love. The jacket is decorative with one tiny spot that looks like coffee. 125 pages, personal message in the front. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Simon & Schuster
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 1995, First Edition
Hardcover, Cloth
Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket

Price: 7.36 USD
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The Christmas Box Miracle : My Spiritual Journey of Destiny, Healing, and Hope, Evans, Richard Paul
7 Evans, Richard Paul The Christmas Box Miracle : My Spiritual Journey of Destiny, Healing, and Hope
0743219422 / 9780743219426; This is the book behind "The Christmas Box. " How a man writes and publishes a book that helps grieving people to heal and lost souls to find their way home. It is Evan's story: His own spiritual journey and stories of people he encountered along the way - miraculous stories of healing and divinity that often defy explanation. In sharing the story behind "The Christmas Box, " Evans has given readers a story of miracles, hope and healing for all seasons. The jacket has minor to moderate wear at the corners and the spine tail. It has 2 scratches on the front and some scuffing. At the end is a list of Christmas Box Angel Memorial Statues, and a brief biography. ; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall; 261 pages
Simon & Schuster
New York, Ny, U. S. A., 2001, First Edition
Hardcover, Cloth
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Price: 6.44 USD
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Politically Correct Holiday Stories For an Enlightened Yuletide Season, Garner, James Finn
8 Garner, James Finn Politically Correct Holiday Stories For an Enlightened Yuletide Season
0028604202 / 9780028604206; Holiday stories retold removing any holiday enjoyment, but not humor, from the stories. Includes five stories: T'was the NIght Before Solstice, Frosty the Persun of Snow, The Nutcracker, Rudolph the Nasally Empowered Reindeer, and A Christmas Carol. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
MacMillan And Company
Old Tappan, Nj, U. S. A., 1995, First Edition
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Price: 6.44 USD
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Through the Eyes of Santa: Stories from a Veteran Santa's Helper, Goodman, Jr. , Robert Clifton
9 Goodman, Jr. , Robert Clifton Through the Eyes of Santa: Stories from a Veteran Santa's Helper
094403196X / 9780944031964; In 1970, author Robert Clifton Goodman Jr. , was order by a superior officer to don a mop-beard and entertain village children in the jungles of Vietnam. It was a casting triumph, destined to be repeated thousands of times over the next 30 years with growing passion. People of all ages will enjoy this birds eye view and tribute to the thousands of Santa's helpers who donate their time each holiday season by wearing red velvet suits and curly white beards, making appearances at malls, hospitals, businesses, parties and private homes. The author still entertains the armed forces, among other places, during the holidays. 16 stories.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Aslan Publishing
Fairfield, CT, 2004, 

Illustrated by Photographs; 
Price: 6.44 USD
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Faeries and Other Fantastical Folk, Grant, John
10 Grant, John Faeries and Other Fantastical Folk
1904332234 / 9781904332237; This is a most beautifully illustrated book with - not a jacket - but a complete illustrated box. The book itself is flocked in red with gold lettering and a past down illustration. When the illustrator was a child, she was disappointed in illustrations of faeries, a vowed that she would make illustrations that looked real. This is that book with gorgeous illustrations and fanciful commentary by the author and artist. A great book for teens or anyone older who loves faeries - a wonderful gift as well. The page edges are also done in gilt. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Great Britain, 2005, First Edition
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Gadd, Maxine; 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Here Comes Santa Claus, Hover, M.
11 Hover, M. Here Comes Santa Claus
0307122670 / 9780307122674; A Golden Sturdy Shape Book with heavy boards. This is the story of the coming of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, as seen by Mitzi, the family cat. Mitzi and Santa have cookies and milk together, then in the morning Mitzi wakes up the family to see everything Santa brought. The front cover has two minor vertical creases near the spine which do not show through to the inside. The cut out shape is around Santa and Mitzi's little body. Very cute. The inside boards are all fine and in full color. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Western Publishing Company
Racine, Wisconsin, U. S. A., 1982, 
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Santorio, Christopher; 
Price: 6.44 USD
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The Christmas List (A Holly, Jolly Treasury of Seasonal Stats), Rekulak, Jason; Joslow, Aaron; Shenk, Jennifer
12 Rekulak, Jason; Joslow, Aaron; Shenk, Jennifer The Christmas List (A Holly, Jolly Treasury of Seasonal Stats)
1931686475 / 9781931686471; With terrific photography and well-written text, here's a fact-filled portrait of how most people really experience Christmas - complete with blinking lights, demented decorations, and the mess in the living room after all the presents are opened. Along the way, you'll discover plenty of strange statistics about shopping malls, Santa Claus, "video fireplaces, " and much more. It's the perfect humorous stocking stuffer for anyone naughty or nice! The end papers are decorated. Includes a list of sources. ; 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall
Quirk Books
Philadelphia, PA, 2003, First Edition
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Graham, David; 
Price: 6.90 USD
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The Joy of a Peanuts Christmas: 50 Years of Holiday Comics!, Slonaker, Erin; Bossuyt, Megan (edited by)
13 Slonaker, Erin; Bossuyt, Megan (edited by) The Joy of a Peanuts Christmas: 50 Years of Holiday Comics!
This is a fine copy of the Hallmark publication collection 50 years of holiday comics. The book is arranged by century, and it is interesting to see the Peanuts characters become more refined through to the 1990's. A very fun book, comic strips reproduced as they were originally published in black & white and color. 119 pages with a brief biography about Charles Schulz at the end. The binding is slightly bent at the bottom spine, no blemishes or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ; 120 pages
Book Soup Publishing
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000, First Edition
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Schulz, Charles M.; 
Price: 5.98 USD
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Heidi, Spyri, Johanna
14 Spyri, Johanna Heidi
0307147525 / 9780307147523; The spine ends and corners all have wear, mild to moderate. The pages are lightly tanned on the outside edge. ; This Golden Press book of Heidi is in near fine condition. The boards are heavy, as are the pages so there is no wear on the pages. The illustrations are bright and colorful, including the end papers. This is a good read-aloud book because the type is not large, but the illustrations are abundant. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 54 pages
Golden Press
New York, 1975, First U.S. Edition
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Worsley, John; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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Tales At the Mousehole, Stolz, Mary
15 Stolz, Mary Tales At the Mousehole
0879237899 / 9780879237899; The jacket has a tiny tear at the front bottom corner and a small tear about 2" away, both repaired. ; Three previously published books of Stolz combined in this volume follow the adventures of Bob and Ozzie, two amiable and adventure-prone mice, and of July, a verbose and vain housecat, as they set out into the wide world. Adorable pencil drawings by the artist decorate this book. The lettering is larger for young readers. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 101 pages
Boston, 1992, First Publishers Edition; Unknown
Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Johnson, Pamela; 
Price: 10.12 USD
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Dean's Pop-Up Book of Motor Cars, Unknown
16 Unknown Dean's Pop-Up Book of Motor Cars
Both spine ends show wear; there is also a bit of wear in the middle of the spine on the cover. The left corner shows very light wear, the right front corner more as it appears to have been bumped. ; This is an interesting pop-up from 1961. The book includes three pop-ups, and the other pages show primarily racing cars. All pages are fine. This book is 6 1/2" tall and 9 1/4" wide. ; Pop-Up; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 10 pages
Dean & Son Ltd.
London, 1961, Not Stated; Not Stated
Near Fine

Price: 27.60 USD
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Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas, Uttley, Alison
17 Uttley, Alison Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas
093442909X / 9780934429092; Originally published in 1939, this version has been abridged. Little grey rabbit, along with squirrel and hare all had a wonderful Christmas day. They went sledding, ate lots of yummy things, and enjoyed being with all of their friends. The illustrations are wonderful and show all of the animals in their various holiday fun. The jacket has a 1/2" tear on the back bottom near the spine. The binding is tight. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; 48 pages
Butterscotch Books
San Diego, CA, 1988, First Edition
Hardcover, Pictorial
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Tempest, Margaret; 
Price: 9.20 USD
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The Christmas Story, Werner, Jane (Told by)
18 Werner, Jane (Told by) The Christmas Story
0307046117 / 9780307046116; #456-11. The cover is good, but is a dark blue and shows scuff marks on the edges. Beautifully illustrated throughout as the traditional Christmas story unfolds. Pages are fine, no marks or wear. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Western Publishing
Racine, WI, 1980, 
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Wilkin, Eloise; 
Price: 5.06 USD
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Make Your Own Pop-Up Book, Little Red Riding Hood, Willcox, Christian (Retold by)
19 Willcox, Christian (Retold by) Make Your Own Pop-Up Book, Little Red Riding Hood
In this popular children's book one gets to make a pop-up book. The story is included and well illustrated, and inside the front and back covers are directions to remove the included pop-ups and fill the book with them. All pop-ups are included and there is no damage to any part of the book. ; Pop-Up; Color Illustrations; 4to 9" - 11" tall; 23 pages
Western Publishing Company
Racine, WI, 1973, First Thus
As New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Smith, Virginia; 
Price: 18.40 USD
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