An Old-Fashioned Christmas: American Holiday Traditions

Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1984. Over 100 Color & b/w Illustrations; Musical Examples. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Item #L066856
ISBN: 0810918161

Slight rubbing to covers (leather; chiefly to edges); else a near fine copy internally. 160 pages. Notable for the discussion of regional traditions (particularly in the Old South, on the prairies and in the Western states during the Gold Rush), as well as the selection of "Early American and Victorian Christmas Carols", menu and recipe suggestions, and well-chosen illustrative material. "Collector's Edition" (title page recto); originally published by Harry N. Abrams in New York City. Main text by Cure; music selection and editing by Bruce; menu and recipe editing by Brown; includes bibliographical references and index of recipes. Bound in full dark red leather, gilt-stamped and decorated spine and covers, tan silk moire-patterned endpapers, matching silk bookmarker, a.e.g. Nice, tight copy internally.

Price: $40.00

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