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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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A Christmas Memory

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Seller ID: 10657

Condition: Fine

Dark blue or black cloth covers with gilt decoration and lettering to the spine. Housed in a light red/orange, paper-covered slipcase with a pictorial label featuring a reproduced photo of Capote and his much older cousin, Miss Sook Faulk. Later printing (not stated), but In Cold Blood (1966) is listed as his latest book. Originally published in 1956, this book contains Capote's reminiscence about his childhood in Alabama, where he lived with some elderly cousins the first ten years of his life, and a Christmas memory. Fine in a fine slipcase. 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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The Gift of the Magi

By: Henry, O.; Script By Michael Neugebauer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Neugebauer Press, USA, Inc.: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10659

ISBN: 0907234178

Condition: Near Fine

Tall, thin book, 8.5 x 13.5 inches. Gold, round sticker on the dust jacket that states this book was selected by the New York Times as one of the 10 best illustrated books of 1982. An O. Henry Christmas classic in which a husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents, this edition is twenty-four pages with eleven illustrations from Lisbeth Zwerger. An illustrated list of additional titles from the publisher is found on the inside of the dust jacket. View more info

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A Child's Christmas in Wales

By: Thomas, Dylan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 10658

ISBN: 0879233397

Condition: Near Fine+

45 pages. Jacket protected in an archival Mylar sleeve. "A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child. This nostalgic recollection of Christmas past by celebrated Welsh poet Dylan Thomas evokes the beauty of the season at every turn." 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