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1 Comettant, Oscar. / Jean Pierre Oscar Comettant Trois Ans Aux Etats-Unis Etude Des Moeurs et Coutumes Americaines
Paris Pagnerre 1857 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good 16mo 
16mo, [4], 364pp., some foxing, quarter black leather, black boards. Comettant was a travel writer and music critic. He covered unusual topics in his travel commentary in the U.S.A. This included medicine, machines and machinery, religion, love, liberty, slavery, P. T. Barnum, Christmas, Valentine's Day, and New Year's Day, public education, criminals, among others. [Howes USIANA C641]. 006060 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Kay, Gertrude Alice Friends Of Jimmy
Joliet P. F. Volland Company 1926 Second Edition Pictorial Boards Fine Octavo Gertrude Alice Kay 
This delightful book has it all for children: a prince, cats, a gobolin, Santa Claus, a sewing monkey, a goose, a sea monster, a highwayman (but no pirates !?). Issued in the Nature Children series. The book, with its wraparound pictorial is as fresh as it came from the bindery. The publisher's pictorial box lacks a half inch of the edge of the bottom, and several splits to the edge of the top. 006036 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 May, Robert L. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
NY Golden Press 1958 First Thus Stiff Paper Wraps Near Fine Near Fine 12m0 Richard Scarry 
Lovely copy of this classic children's book. Book and record are in Near Fine condition. 005032 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Petrovitch, Woislav M. Vuk Stefanic Karadzic. Vouk Stephanovitch-Karadgitch. Karadzhic´, Vuk Stefanovic´. Hero Tales And Legends Of The Serbians
London George G. Harrap & Company 1914 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Near Fine 8vo 32 Illustrations in color by William Sewell and Gilbert James 
A collection of Serbian folk tales preceded by background to the history and cultural traditions of the Slavic people, including short essays on good and evil spirits, vampires, superstition, Christmas Eve, wedding rites, etc. "The third edition of Karadgitch's work [srpske narodne pjesme] appeared in Vienna at intervals between the years 1841 and 1866 ... It is from this edition that I have selected the hero-tales in this book."--Introduction." 4to, 393 pages, blue-grey pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, trifling edge wear, inked inscription in 1915 on front pastedown. 007097 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Reeves, A.m. The Christmas Parade
Boston Hougton Mifflin 1951 First Boards Fine  Near Fine 8vo Brevannes, Maurice 
A charming and vividly colored Chritmas book, with all the animals in parade. One tiny tear on front d.j. otherwise mint. From the collection of the midwest rep. for Houghton Mifflin . 002866  
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Schulz, Charles A Charlie Brown Christmas
Cleveland World 1965 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Sm 4to 
Near fine but for very light rubbing at top edge, in near fine dust jacket but for a couple of tiny tears and wear at spine head. A very nice copy. 007313 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 Smith, Lillian Memory of a Large Christmas
NY W.W.Norton 1962 Stated First Edition Hardcover Nar Fine Near Fine 8vo Constance McMillan 
Charming story of Christmas with a large Southern Family. Part of this story excerpted in Life Magazine. A Near Fine First Edition. The way Christmas should be. 005325 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Updike, John The Twelve Terrors of Christmas
New York Gotham Book Mart 1994 first trade edition softcover Fine 24mo Gorey, Edward 
Stapled wraps, 32 pages. A fine copy of Toledano B80d. The text by John Updike first appeared in the New Yorker. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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