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Christmas & Kwanza Books

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by Quantum-Aurora Publishing. Beautiful color paintings illustrate. Condition: NEW 1996 Quantum-Aurora (UK) large hardcover & DJ (in mylar jacket), reissue. Content: Christmas Carols from England, Europe, and some traditional carols from America are each accompanied by a beautiful Christmas painting and sheet music. Questions welcome. [1 copy available]
$ 5.69 + $ 3.49 media shipping.

Price: $ 5.69
The Book of Christmas Carols

CHRISTMAS: The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art (Volume 62)
by various authors. Bautiful color illustrations. Decorated "sheet music." Condition: UNREAD 1992 Augsburg Fortress huge (13.5 x 10.5) soft cover, Volume 62. Tiny edge wear. Content: This is a wonderful book for Christmas. It includes "sheet music" for 12 hymns and at the bottom of each page the Christmas story is told. Also includes modern stories with color photos. Questions welcome. [1 copy available]
$ 6.39 + $ 3.29 media shipping.

Price: $ 6.39
Augsburg Christmas Annual, Vol. 62

THE CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN: Creating 25 Days of New Advent Traditions for Families
by Margie J. Harding. B&W decorations and "designs" for games. Condition: NEW 2011 Paraclete Press trade paperback, second printing. Loaded with Christmas/Advent stories, activities, and puzzles. Content: Prepare your heart and home for a meaningful Christmas. This guide provides easy-to-use devotionals with Scripture, music, food and fun family activities to prepare your heart and home--and reach out to others--in celebration of Christ's coming. Questions welcome. [2 copies available]
$ 3.59 + $ 3.09 media shipping.

Price: $ 3.59
Christmas Countdown, Advent Activities

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: The Joyous Stories, Carols, Feasts, And Traditions of the Season
by George Grant & Gregory Wilbur. Condition: NEW 2001 Cumberland House soft cover, second printing. Content: Christmas Spirit captures the essence of the Yuletide season by gathering in one place all of those elements that contribute to the joyous spirit of Christmas. From the origins of our most cherished holiday traditions and rituals to the insights of the wisest men and women of the ages on their essential meaning and significance, Christmas Spirit emphasizes and underscores the best moments of the season. Here are the whys and wherefores of mistletoe, plum pudding, holly and ivy, Advent wreaths, nativity scenes, caroling, sleigh rides, Christmas trees, jingle bells, wassailing, Twelfth Night, twinkling lights, gift giving, and Saint Nicholas. In short, here is the joy of the season - Christmas Spirit. Recipes also. Questions welcome. [1 copy available.]
$ 5.00 + $ 3.09 media shipping. Priority shipping available.

Price: $ 5.00
Christmas Spirit

CHRISTMAS TALES: Celebrated Authors on the Magic of the Season
photographs by Steve Lovi. Beautiful color photos & artwork. Condition: Gently pre-read, if at all, 1992 Viking Studio Books hardcover & DJ, first edition, first printing. The photos in this book are so beautiful, you'll want to rip them out, frame them, and put them on your wall. DJ is price-clipped. Content: Great adult Christmas stories by Frank Sullivan (Crisp New Bills for Mr. Teagle); Willa Cather (The Burglar's Christmas); My Christmas Carol (Budd Schulberg); Damon Runyon (Dancing Dan's Christmas); O. Henry (Gift of the Magi); James Thurber (Merry Christmas); and Christopher Morley (The Tree That Didn't Get Trimmed). Questions welcome. [1 copy available.]
$ 3.29 + $ 3.19 media shipping.

Price: $ 3.29
Christmas Tales

by Philip Kopper. Illustrated with color repros of Christmas art by the masters. Condition: UNREAD 1982 Stewart, Tabori, & Chang hardcover in slipcase, first edition. The box shows some edgewear with light rubbings along box spine. The book has beautiful cream boards with gilt lettring & designs. Content: Reviewer: "This book is a compilation of Biblical prophecies fullfilled along with the corresponding New Testament scriptures which fullfilled them. All Scripture is done in wonderful calligraphy and classic artwork is throughout the book. The beginning of the book goes into the origin of many Christmas customs." Questions encouraged. [1 copy available]
$ 4.49 + $ 3.29 media shipping.

Price: $ 4.49
Christmas Testament

edited by James Charlton & Barbara Gilson. B&W decorations. Condition: UNREAD 1992 Galahad Books large hardcover (415 pages) and DJ (in mylar jacket), first printing. Content: Reviewer: ". . .a wonderful collection of Christmas stories as well as Christmas songs. The stories include the favorites of A Christmas Carol and The Gift of the Magi, but it also includes stories of Christmases in other countries such as Germany, France and Italy. Because all of the stories are relatively short, it is such a wonderful way to bring the family together during the holiday season in front of the fireplace, sip on hot apple cider and read out loud the tales of Christmas. It is sure to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. Questions encouraged. [1 copy available]
$ 3.49 + $ 3.39 media shipping.

Price: $ 3.49
Christmas Treasury Yuletide Stories & Poems

The COMPLETE KWANZAA: Celebrating Our Cultural Harvest
by Dorothy Winbush Riley. Willie Tobert (Cover Art). Condition: New but does have tiny edgewear and tiny rubbing spots lower front cover. Remainder mark. Overall a very nice new book. Content: All ethnic groups seek acceptance in society and their place in the universal order," writes educator Dorothy Winbush Riley. "And each group, through holidays, demonstrates its interpretation of human experience." For millions of African Americans, the week after Christmas is a time to celebrate Kwanzaa by reflecting upon seven principles, among them creativity, cooperation, and faith, which are considered the foundation of successful societies. Riley elaborates upon each of these principles through a combination of first-person narratives, poetry, folktales, quotations, and proverbs. [1 copy available]
$ 3.25 + $ 3.19 media shipping. International shipping available.

Price: $ 3.25
Complete Kwanzaa

THE FIRST NOEL: A Christmas CArousel
by Jan Pienkowski. White on red cutous. Condition: NEW 2004 Candlewick Press hard cover (pictorial boards - no DJ issued), 4th printing. Ties with what appears to be a red shoestring with a red loop top board edge for hanging. Beautiful. Content: Part carousel, part shadow box, this elegant stand-alone Nativity book designed by a master paper engineer reflects all the wonder of Christmas and will be treasured for seasons to come. Reviewer: "The book opens to reveal 5 lovely silhouette cutouts of the nativity. It opens so completely so that the front and back cover meet together and tie to form a 5 sided star shaped hanging sculpture. Very beautiful! I highly recommend this book. It would make a great table centerpiece as well as hanging decoration. My children were thrilled with our copy. [1 copy available]
$ 7.49 + $ 3.19 media shipping. International shipping available.

Price: $ 7.49
First Noel, Carousel, Pienkowski
First Noel, Carousel, Pienkowski

A SONG AT CHRISTMAS (The Christmas story told afresh through carols.)
compiled by Mary Absalon. Text by Timothy Dudley-Smith. Lovely, warm color illustrations by Tony Morris. Condition: UNREAD 1991 Lion (London) hardcover (pictorial boards) & DJ (in mylar jacket), first printing. Content: This book contains a wonderful mix of carols to tell the Christmas story in a fresh new way. Greatly loved classics are included - Away in a Manger, Silent Night, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing. There are modern pieces, too - Holy Child, How Still You Lie, See Him Lying on a Bed of Straw, How Faint the Stable-Lantern's Light. CArols from different parts of the world - from Poland, He is Born; from Czechoslovakia, The Rocking Carol; from France, Winds Through the Olive Trees; and mnay more. Many of the carols have a simplified music score with guitar chords included. Questions welcome. [1 copy left]
$ 3.69 + $ 3.19 media shipping.

Price: $ 3.69
Song at Christmas, Carols

art by unknown artist. Condition: NEW package of 12 bookplates made by pacaritambo books. The peel-off label stock is heavier than most bookplate materials and is matte and not glossy. They are as perfect as possible, and we feel the subject matter is much different than you can get anywhere else. 2.75" wide x 3.75" high. Content: Green Christmas Tree with yellow star decorations, Christmas pesents, and a green border - with room for a gift inscription, if you wish. We can personalize your bookplate (the font is Snell Blk BT) - just email us the name. Any questions, click here to email us.
$ 4.00 + $ 2.85 first class shipping. International shipping available.

Price: $ 4.00
Christmas Tree Bookplates

Santa's Reindeer