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A 1904 version of the classic children's story of Christmas Eve, The Night Before Christmas, has been republished in its original entirety by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. The original cloth book, donated by Ruth Hoffman, was published by Saalfield Publishing Company of New York, NY. The original 1904 book was printed on muslin by a photographic process known as chromolithography. The chromolithography process produced the artist's illustration directly onto a zinc plate, with oil colors then being applied to the plate. From 1899 to 1976 Saalfield was one of the leading publishers of richly colored children's books.
United Printing of Bismarck digitally scanned the original book, which is in poor condition, and then electronically restored its damaged pages.

The republished book, The Night Before Christmas, can be purchased for $12.95 plus tax and shipping at the North Dakota Heritage Center Museum Store in Bismarck, North Dakota. For information or to order, contact Rhonda Brown at 701-328-2822 or email at rhbrown@state.nd.us.

You can order on-line at: http://www.state.nd.us/hist/museumStore/products.asp?cat=3.


SquareOne Publishers is proud to announce
the new release of Postcards from Santa Claus,
Sights and Sentiments from the Last Century

In Postcards from Santa Claus, author Robert C. Hoffman presents a collection of over one hundred beautifully colored picture postcards that trace the development of Santa throughout the last century. From the Turn-of-the-Century Santa to the Santa of the Roaring Twenties to the Baby Boomer Santa, we experience a unique visual history of this beloved Christmas icon.

In addition to postcard images, the book shares with its readers authentic messages of love, well wishes, and joy - that have been frozen in time. Throughout are fascinating insets that highlight interesting Santa trivia, such as the origin of the Santa legend, the creator of the Santa we know today, Santa's names around the world, and much more. For those who love the spirit of Christmas, Postcards from Santa Claus can evoke wonderful holiday memories all year round.


Approximate size: 8.5" x 8.75"., 192 pages, $14.95

Call to order: 516-535-2010
Or FAX: 516-535-2014


Discover Pipka Collectibles' "Memories of Christmas" hardcover book filled with rich customs and myths of Father Christmas.

Explore the richness of the Christmas season through the Old World Santa figurines of Pipka Collectibles. Pipka takes you on a world-wide journey, weaving in and out of countries and memories, savoring the Christmas celebrations and recipes of our heritage. Experience the wonder and surprise of twenty-nine santas, their histories and gifts of love.

Available in stores mid August 1999.
Approximate sixe: 11" x 8 3/4". Suggested retail $ 30.00


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This is the Santa Book Shoppe of Olde World Santa Dolls by the Santalady,
operating in association with Amazon.com Books.
Hope your find what you are looking for!

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Most books are now sold at 20 to 30 percent discounts from the publisher's price, and all are sold with the Amazon.com money-back guarantee. Payment may be handled by credit card or by telephone. Books are all shipped Priority Mail.


**NOTE** Please check back often as I will continue
to add more "santa" books as time allows.

Dream of Santa : Haddon Sundblom's
Advertising Paintings for Christmas,
1931-1964

by Barbara Fahs Charles, J.R. Taylor

I highly recommend this book if you love the "Coca Cola Santas" of Haddon Sundblom. You will find them all inside this hardback book along with a wealth of historical information. The quality of the images in this publication are unbelievable....the brush strokes bring Santa to life.

Coca-Cola Collectible Santas (Collector's Guide to Coca Cola Items Series)

Joy to the World; A Victorian Christmas
by Cynthia Hart (Creator), John Grossman (Creator)
***** Rating ..... Hardcover - 96 pages (October 1990)

This just may be my very "Favorite" book of all time!! Anyone would treasure this book for years to come!

Victorian Christmas : Source Book With 10 Projects
75 Victorian Scraps Plus Four Christmas Cards

by Michelle Lovric, Maggie Philo, Debbie Patterson (Photographer)
Hardcover - 48 pages (December 1995)

Victorian Christmas Cards
by Carol Belanger Grafton
Paperback Cards edition (September 1997)

The Press-Out Victorian Christmas Book
Authentic Antique Decorations and Gift Tags
by Deni Bown
Paperback (October 1992)

Antique Santa Postcards II
27 full color reproduction Santa Post cards : Ready-To-Mail Cards

Postcards from Santa Claus: Sights and Sentiments from the Last Century by Marianna Mayers

Old-Fashioned Christmas Postcards: 24 Full Color Ready-To-Mail Postcards by Gabriella Oldham

Antique Santa Postcards III by Beverly Port

Santa Claus : His Life and Legend/40 Antique Postcards by Jill Bossert

Six Thomas Nast Santa Postcards by Thomas Nast

Old-Fashioned Santa Claus Gift Labels

Old-Time Santa Message Stickers : 34 Pressure-Sensitive Designs

Ready to Use Santa Claus Illustrations :
Copyright-Free Designs, Printed One Side, Hundreds of Uses (Dover Clip-Art Series) by Ted Menten, Theodore Menten

Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend by Julie Stiegemeyer, Chris Ellison

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum, Michael Hague (Illustrator)

There Really Is a Santa Claus: The History of St. Nicholas & Christmas Holiday Traditions by William J. Federer

The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Demi

The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn

Wonderworker the True Story of How St Nicholas Became Santa Claus by Vincent A. Yzermans

St. Nicholas: The Wonder Worker by Anne E. Neuberger

Santa, Are You For Real? by Harold Lawrence Myra, Jane Kurisu, Harold Myra

The Miracle of Saint Nicholas by Gloria Whelan, Judith Brown

A Gift from St. Nicholas: The Story of Saint Nicholas and a Special Christmas Letter by Cristine Bolley, Bruce Eagle

The Real Santa Claus by Marianna Mayers

Santa Claus , Last of the Wild Men : The Origins and Evolution of Saint Nicholas, Spanning 50,000 Years by Phyllis Siefker

The True Story of Santa Claus by Paul Prokop

The Night Before Christmas: Or a Visit of St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore

The Book of Santa by Vicky Howard

4,000 Years of Christmas: A Gift from the Ages by Earl W., Phd Count, Alice Lawson Count, Dan Wakefield

Inventing Christmas : How Our Holiday Came to Be by Jock Elliott

Santa Who? by Gail Gibbons (Illustrator)

Santa's Favorite Story by Hisako Aoki

Santas of the World
(Looking into the Past : People, Places, and Customs) by George Ouwendijk, George Ouwenijk, Fred L. Israel (Editor)
101 Questions About Santa Claus
by Bob Litak, Robert E. Litak, Christine Hilt Muehlenberg (Editor)
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus
by Francis Pharcellus Church, Thomas Nast (Illustrator), Christine Allison (Introduction)
Santa Claus Paper Dolls in Full Color
by Tom Tierney
Flight of the Reindeer :
The True Story of Santa Claus and His Christmas Mission by Robert Sullivan, Glenn Wolff (Illustrator)

A Crafter's Book of Santas : More Than 50 Festive Projects
by Leslie Dierks
Santa Claus : An American Treasure in Counted Cross Stitch
(Christmas Remembered, Bk. 18.)

Santa Dolls & Figurines Price Guide: Antique to Contemporary

Santa Dolls : Historical to Contemporary

Santas (Woodcarving Step by Step With Rick Butz)
by Richard Butz, Ellen Butz, Rick Butz

41 Santa Patterns for Carvers (Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers)

60 Patterns for Santa Carvers : A Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers

More Santa Carving With Tom Wolfe (Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers)

The Postcard Price Guide:A Comprehensive Reference by J. L. Mashburn

This particular book was recommended to me by an antique postcard dealer. She said if there was only one book to have, this was it!


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