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Aled Jones' Favourite Christmas Carols

By: Aled Jones

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Preface Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007999

ISBN: 1848093543

Condition: Near Fine


Selection of 32 Christmas carols with personal reminiscences by the singer. Includes sheet music for piano for 9 of the carols. 176pp illustrated with black and white seasonal drawings to the margins. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rippling to page edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal surface scuffing, otherwise near fine. View more info

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The Book of Christmas

By: Bertha C Krall

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The National Sunday School Union:

Seller ID: 008455

Condition: Good


Undated volume of Christmas stories, puzzles, games and carols. 80pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Silver lettering to spine. Some puzzles have been completed in pencil. Bumping to spine and corners, some fading to edges of boards and spine and owner's and gift inscriptions to endpapers, dated 1954, otherwise good copy. DJ price-clipped, edgeworn with some loss, else fair. View more info

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Hamlyn Complete Christmas Book

By: Carol Hupping

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007188

ISBN: 0-600-57394-X

Condition: Good


Lovely book, packed with ideas for a traditional Christmas, including decorations, home-made gifts and cards, recipes, Christmas carols and much more. 192pp with index, illustrated throughout, mainly in colour. Green endpapers. Some bumping to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, fraying at top of spine and mark to one edge, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required outside the UK. View more info

A Christmas Carol

By: Charles Dickens

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Kingswood, Surrey, World's Work Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000834

ISBN: 437 33700 6

Condition: Very Good


Classic Dickens story, with 6 colour and 12 black and white full-page illustrations. Bumping to two corners, indentations to back cover and some bumps to front cover. Internally excellent. View more info

The Christmas Story in Masterpieces

By: David Kossoff

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004047

ISBN: 0-00-216128-1

Condition: Good


Selection of works of art, both famous and not so well known, inspired by the birth of Christ. Illustrated with 53 plates, many in colour. Gilt lettering to spine, which is slanted and slightly bumped. Top edges slightly dusty and some light spotting to end pastedown, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges and minor loss at top of spine, otherwise good. View more info

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Les Patineurs (The Skaters' Waltz) - Piano Solo

By: Emile Waldteufel

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd:

Seller ID: 001200


Original Sheet Music in very good condition, arranged as a piano solo. 10pp, with central loose leaf page. Attractive decorative cover. Minor marking to covers and creasing to bottom corners, otherwise very good. View more info

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Christmas - A Very Peculiar History

By: Fiona Macdonald

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Brighton, Sussex, Book House: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008452

ISBN: 1907184503

Condition: Very Good


A miscellany of Christmas facts and recipes. 191pp with index, illustratd throughout with black and white drawings. Endpapers illustrated in colour. All edges gilt. Minor bumping to spine, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Christmas - A Celebration In Words and Paintings

By: Helen Exley (Editor)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York & Watford, Exley Publications Ltd: 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 004323

ISBN: 1-85015-444-9

Condition: Fine


Collection of poetry, prose and paintings by famous artists and writers which captures a traditional Christmas. Unpageinated, illustrated in colour throughout with marbled endpapers. Gift quality. View more info

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An Old-Fashioned Christmas

By: Iris Grender

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007613

ISBN: 0-09-136040-4

Condition: Very Good


Nostalgic history of Christmas traditions, with toys and gifts, decorations, crackers, carols, games and recipes. 96pp, illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners and neat inscription to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, with minor edgewear and 1/2" closed tear to top edge, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Making of the Modern Christmas

By: J M Golby and A W Purdue

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008454

ISBN: 0-7134-5300-1

Condition: Very Good


Study of the origins and history of Christmas traditions, English, American and European, drawn from pagan and Victorian roots. 144pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs and 8 pages of colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor lean to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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A Lancashire Christmas

By: John Hudson

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009184

ISBN: 90780862-997441

Condition: Very Good


Christmas Anthology. 144pp illustrated with over 40 black and white photographs and engravings. Minor edge and surface wear, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Untold Adventures of Santa Claus

By: Ogden Nash

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1965

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 007979

Condition: Very Good


Book of verse of untraditional festive fancy. 28 pages (unpageinated), illustrated to each page with drawings in black, red and white. Gilt and black lettering to spine. Slight bumping to sop of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped swith some edgewear and faded spine, otherwise good. View more info

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The Christmas That Almost Wasn't

By: Ogden Nash

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1958

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 007980

Condition: Very Good


Lively tale set in the land of Lullapat at Christmas time. 54pp illustrated with drawings on every page, in black and white and occasional purple and with coloured drawing to frontis, all by Ogden Nash's daughter, Linell. Slight rubbing and bumping to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ rubbed to edges and corners with small loss to spine, otherwise good. View more info

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The Complete Christmas Book - Hundreds of Festive Ideas, Gifts and Decorating Projects

By: Pamela Westland

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Anness Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007189

ISBN: 1-84081-180-3

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant deas for gifts, decorations, food and entertaining, with step by step instructions, recipes, charts and checklists. 255pp, lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Slight creasing and marking to cover and remains of label on back, otherwise very goodcopy with no inscriptions. HEAVY BOOK, will require additional postage outside of the UK. View more info

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Christmas

By: Sarah Digby

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Marks & Spencer: 1996

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007187

Condition: Very Good


Kitchen Library Series. Very nice selection of Christmas recipes. 96pp with index, lavishly illustrated in colour throughout. Decorated endpapers. Minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing and marking to back and 1/2" closed tear to top edge of back panel, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Christmas Book of Carols and Songs

By: W S W Anson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 006445

Condition: Very Good


Red and green art nouveau decorated boards. The Photogravure and Colour Series. Undated, circa 1905. Carols and songs by Robert Herrick, Jeremy Taylor and others. Please note: lyrics only, no accompaniment. 193pp illustrated with 12 tissue guarded colour plates. Gilt lettering, gilt to top edges. Fore edges untrimmed. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, darkened panels to endpapers and light foxing to edges/endpapers, otherwise very good. View more info