Saturday, December 31, 2011

Polar Bear (1866)

Harper's New Monthly Magazine. 32. (December 1865-May 1866).

Friday, December 30, 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Monday, December 26, 2011

Christmas & Boxing Day (1895)

"Christmas in Merry England as seen by George Cruikshank." The Bostonian. 1 (October-March, 1894-1895).

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Such Music (1897)

Milton's Hymn on the Morning of Christ's Nativity. Illustrations by Emily J. Harding and T.H. Robinson. (London: George Allen, 1897).

Saturday, December 24, 2011

It's Old Father Christmas (1888)

Juliana Horatia Ewing. Snap-dragons: A Tale of Christmas Eve, and Old Father Christmas, an Old Fashioned Tale of the Young Days of a Grumpy Old Godfather. Illustrated by Gordon Brown. (London: E. & J.B. Son & Company, 1888).

Friday, December 23, 2011

Snap-dragons: A Tale of Christmas Eve (1888)

Juliana Horatia Ewing. Snap-dragons: A Tale of Christmas Eve, and Old Father Christmas, an Old Fashioned Tale of the Young Days of a Grumpy Old Godfather. Illustrated by Gordon Brown. (London: E. & J.B. Son & Company, 1888).

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Old Father Christmas (1888)

Lizzie Mack and Robert Ellis Mac. Old Father Christmas  (London: Ernest Nister, 1888).

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

General Lee and Santa (1867)

Louise Clack. General Lee and Santa. ( New York: Blelock & Company, 1867).

Monday, December 19, 2011

Saturday, December 17, 2011

A Defective Santa Claus (1904)


James Witcomb Riley. A Defective Santa Claus. Illustrated by C,M. Relyea and Will Vawter. (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1904).

Friday, December 16, 2011

The Christmas Number (1865)

The Bookseller: The Organ of the Book Trade. (December 12, 1865.)

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Bookseller Christmas Ads (1917)


The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer. 47 (November 15, 1917).

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Reversible Santa Claus (1917)

Meridith Nicholson. A Reversible Santa Claus. Illustrations by Florence H. Minard. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917).

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Oh, Dear Santa Claus (1913)

Annie Fellows Johnston. Miss Santa Claus of the Pullman. Illustrated by Reginald B. Birch. (Boston: LC. Page & Company, 1913).

Friday, December 9, 2011

Life & Adventures of Santa (1902)

L. Frank. Baum. The Life and Aventures of Santa Claus. Illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark. (Indianapolis: Bowen Merrill Company, 1902).


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

For Next President (1907)


L.J. Bridgeman. The Santa Claus Club. (New York: H.M. Caldwell Company, 1907).

Monday, December 5, 2011

Santa Claus Wigs, Beards, Etc. (1897)

Catalogue  of Sunday School Supplies for Christmas 1897. (New York: J. & P.B. Myers.)

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sunday School Supplies (1897)

Catalogue  of Sunday School Supplies for Christmas 1897. (New York: J. & P.B. Myers.)

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Wanamaker Christmas Catalog (1905)

The John Wanamaker Stores 1905 Christmas Catalogue. (Philadelphia: John Wanamaker, 1905).

Friday, December 2, 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Advent Wreath (1914)

Margarethe Müller. Elsbeth: A Story of German Home Life. (New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1914).

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Mischief's Thanksgiving (1874)

Susan Coolidge. Mischief's Thanksgiving and Other Stories. Illustrations by Addie Ledyard. (Boston: Robert Brothers, 1874).

Monday, November 21, 2011

Being a Boy (1878)

Charles Dudley. Being a Boy. Illustrations by "Champ" (Boston: Houghton, Osgood, & Company, 1878).