First edition of this history of Christmas, describing not only the origin and evolution of the holiday but also the various methods of observance in different countries.
THE CHRISTMAS BOOK
Philadelphia: Griffith & Rowland Press, (1908). 7.75'' x 5''. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in dark green, white, and red, and lettered in red. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with color frontispiece, 4 full-page black-and-white plates, and ornamental headpieces. Title page printed in green and red. 209,  pages. Ink gift inscription dated 25 December 1911 on half title. Light wear to spine ends and corners, star ornaments largely worn, else clean and fresh.
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