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Swedish Christmas in America

By: Astrom, Catarina Lundgren and Peter Astrom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sweden, Bokforlaget Arena: 2003

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 08637

ISBN: 9178431778

Condition: Fine


English translation by Roger Tanner. Beautifully photographed and produced book about the customs and history of Christmas in Sweden and the author's attempt to recreate a Swedish Christmas in America. 155 pages with an Index of Recipes. Two silk ribbon bookmarks sewn into the binding. View more info

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The Day They Gave Babies Away: A Christmas Story

By: Eunson, Dale

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 09640

Condition: Good


Light wear to boards, browning to the endpapers. The scarce dust jacket is edge-worn, chipped, rubbed, and a bit discolored. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. Slim, little book, 39 pages, with illustrations by Fritz Krebel. Based on a story the author heard from his father about the fate of six Eunson children in a small Wisconsin town on Christmas, 1868. A 12-year-old boy gives his five younger brothers and sisters away to families on Christmas Day after his par... View more info

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A Literary Christmas: Great Contemporary Christmas Stories

By: Golden, Lilly (editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09660

ISBN: 087113490x

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, bumped corners, previous owner stamp on top-edge of pages. Light edge wear to the dust jacket. A nice collection of contemporary Christmas stories by authors such as Tobias Wolff, Ann Beattie, Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard, Peter Matthiessen, and Jane Smiley--27 stories in all. View more info

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Great Texas Christmas Legends

By: Zeplin, Zeno

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canyon Lake, Texas, Nel-Mar Publishing: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 04597

ISBN: 0961576022

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy in fine condition, but graded down because of library markings such as spine label and card pocket. Nice Christmas greeting/inscription from the author. Previous owner names in small, ink script beneath the author's inscription. 137 pages. View more info