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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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THE CHILDREN'S THEATRE
Written by Franz Bonn. Illustrated by Franz Bonn.
Stock no. 1319982
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the 1878 antique pop-up book. Contain 4 pop-up scenes of theatre stage and characters from fairy tales. ISBN: 0722655363. Spine and spine edges along covers discoloured. Name and date in ink to front pastedown else contents fine.

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TOBY TWIRL AND THE REINDEER
Written by Sheila Hodgetts. Illustrated by E. Jeffrey.
Stock no. 1319635
Published by Toby Twirl Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

A christmas story and activity sticker book. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780954472016.

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THE CHRISTMAS STORY
No author listed. Illustrated by Borje Svensson.
Stock no. 1319598
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1981. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. Blue glazed pictorial boards. 5 pop-up scenes. Book opens up to 360 degrees. ISBN: 0701125667. Slight fading to spine. Contents fine.

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THE ILLUSTRATED CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Written by John Julius Norwich. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2133553
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st thus 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Colour illustrations. 64 pages. ISBN: 9781782392514. Wrapper has a few small marks.

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