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A CHRISTMAS MYSTERY
Written by William J. Locke. Illustrated by W.W. Lendon.
Stock no. 1321474
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

The story of three wise men. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 35 pages. 6 colour plates. Spine bumped with slight wear. Fading to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to contents.

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CHRISTMAS COMES TO MOOMINVALLEY
Written by Alex Haridi; Cecilia Davidsson. Illustrated by Filippa Widlund.
Stock no. 1321440
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st UK 2018. Slightly better than very good condition.

Adapted from the Tove Jansson classic. Pictorial boards. An exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Tove Jansson's classic story "The Fir Tree", the Moomin family try to solve the puzzle of what Christmas really means. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781529003628. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn, very slight loss of surface paper to top of spine. Contents fine.

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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321427
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st thus 1993. Fine condition.

Small format (13 x 8.5cm). Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. This magical account of Dylan Thomas's own childhood and of a Christmas Day in a small Welsh town has become a modern classic, with pictures by one of the greatest illustrators of the 20th century. ISBN: 9781858810119.

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ORLANDO AND THE THREE GRACES
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2135100
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

7.5 x 9.25". Pictorial boards. Patterned endpapers. Lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Another adventure of Orlando, the beautiful marmalade cat, his wife, Grace, and their three kittens. A Christmas Day adventure story. ISBN: 0723240035. Wrapper is creased with a few nicks at corners; unevenly faded.

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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
Written by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1321169
Published by Orion Children's Books. 1st thus 1993. Fine condition.

Small format (13 x 8.5cm). Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. This magical account of Dylan Thomas's own childhood and of a Christmas Day in a small Welsh town has become a modern classic, with pictures by one of the greatest illustrators of the 20th century. ISBN: 9781858810119.

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ACTING CHARADES OR DEEDS NOT WORDS
Written by Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by H.G. Hine.
Stock no. 1321139
Published by D. Bogue. 1st 1850. Good condition.

A Christmas Game to Make a Long Evening Short. Red cloth covers with gilt title to spine and front cover. B/w vignette illustrations throughout. 134 pages. All edges gilt. Spine has been repaired. Covers a bit grubby. New endpapers.

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A TRAVELLER'S CHRISTMAS
Written by Sue Bradbury. Illustrated by Paul Slater.
Stock no. 1821866
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Introduced by Sue Bradbury. An anthology of Christmases spent away from home. Red cloth rear board and spine with silver title. Pictorial paper front board with silver title. Silver endpapers. Full page colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Emil Weiss.
Stock no. 1321001
Published by P.R. Gawthorn Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth, black titles. Colour and b/w plates, 17 in total, 128 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cover edges slightly darkened, small stain to top corner of front cover. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss, piece missing to top front corner.

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ALISON'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gervase.
Stock no. 1320710
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w frontis and 3 other plates. Cream titles. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Covers discoloured. Some margin marks to contents and light marks to endpapers.

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THE STORIES OF OUR CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS
Written by N.F. Pearson. Illustrated by Frank Hampson.
Stock no. 1320649
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 644. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Name to front free-endpaper (in blue and black biro). A few foxspots else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly foxed.

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THE NATIVITY
No author listed. Illustrated by Borje Svensson.
Stock no. 1319994
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Book folds out into one long pop-up scene. Paper engineering by James Roger Diaz. ISBN: 0722657641. Some fading to spine and cover edges. Initials and date in ink inside front cover.

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THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Written by Clement Clarke Moore.
Stock no. 1319984
Published by The Evergreen Press. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Lovely colour and two-tone illustrations. An exact reprint on an early edition. Covers are very slightly grubby at edges. Contents fine.

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