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I SAW THREE SHIPS
Written by Elizabeth Goudge. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 2132023
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A delicate parable of Christmas time. Red mottled boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 70 pages. ISBN: 034004151X.

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THE STORY OF THE FIRST CHRISTMAS MORNING
Written by Minnie Lake. Illustrated by John Mansbridge.
Stock no. 2130794
Published by Horace Marshall & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A talking book complete with gramaphone record. Beige boards, onlay to front cover. 17 full page colour illustrations. No text. 12.5 x 10.5". Foxing; heaviest to title page. Record is BROKEN (snapped), so not usable.

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CHRISTMAS 1993 or SANTA'S LAST RIDE
Written by Leslie Bricusse. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 2130789
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This sparkling poem tells how wars, bureaucracy and politics make life more and more difficult for Santa Claus, until the dreadful Christmas of 1993 drives him to issue an ultimatum....... Glorious full page colour illustrations and b/w vignettes. Tan cloth covers. 12" x 8.5". Unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0571146511.

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CHRISTMAS IN EXETER STREET
Written by Diana Hendry. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 2130613
Published by Julia MacRae Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862034078. Bump to top of spine. Foxing to outer page edges.

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MICHAEL HAGUE'S FAMILY CHRISTMAS TREASURY
No author listed. Illustrated by Michael Hague.
Stock no. 2130604
Published by Henry Holt And Company, Inc.. 1st USA 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hague has selected 321 of his favourite texts, carols and poems to create the perfect celebration of Christmas. Large format. Red boards with gilt titles. Green endpapers. Lovely colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0805010114. Wrapper is creased to front flap; small marks.

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A CHRISTMAS TREE
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen.
Stock no. 2130603
Published by Paper Tiger; Dragon's World. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, white title to spine. Superb full-page colour pictures. Large format. ISBN: 1850280649. Wear to top and tail of spine. Small white scuff mark to top edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased, with small tear to top of spine.

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THE ANIMALS' CAROL
Written by Charles Causley. Illustrated by Judith Horwood.
Stock no. 2130582
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

"On Christmas Eve at midnight, so legend has it, the animals can speak..." Large format. Brown cloth spine with gilt title, brown pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0333214242. Bumping to spine and corners; nick to one corner.

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THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2130212
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Green endpapers. 64 pages. ISBN: 0385605250.

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FATHER CHRISTMAS'S LAST PRESENT
Written by Marie-Aude Murail; Elvire Murail. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2130005
Published by Jonathan Cape. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224070215. SIGNED by Illustrator to front endpaper. Wear along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a couple of small margin tears.

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (CORRESPONDENCE)
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2129834
Published by Doubleday. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth covered boards. Gilt title to spine and vignette to cover. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 038541028X. Bookplate, with inscription stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few grubby marks.

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SOMETHING FOR CHRISTMAS
Written by Palmer Brown. Illustrated by Palmer Brown.
Stock no. 1317599
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st UK 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a little mouse's search for a very special Christmas gift. Delightful colour illustrations. Pale blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Small format. Slight bumping to spine. Some light foxing to top edge of textblock else contents fine. Some small marks to dustwrapper and a light vertical brown mark to edge of front panel, dustwrapper spine is lightly browned.

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THE NUTCRACKER
Written by Fay Angus. Illustrated by Marcus Welpy.
Stock no. 2126635
Published by World International Publishing Limited.. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

A pop-up adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffman's classic story. Glazed pictorial boards. Oblong format. ISBN: 0749814985. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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