Rand McNally, 1924, 1st printing (5MA24). Blue cloth boards and gilt titles with 5" sq. pasted on plate framing head of Santa Criss in cook's hat regarding Bonbon and Bonbonette dancing before a heart, coloured decorated endpapers, four full colour plates, and ilustrationson text on most pages, 7x9.25"; 96 pp. Juvenile hardback.
Santa's brother Criss creates two bonbon creatures who search for his lost heart. Told in period rhyme but illustrated in quite wonderful deco single colour lithos on each page, in combinations of black with aqua, orange, or lipstick pink.
CONDITION: Very Good; quite badly bumped on lower corner, edges of boards worn at extremities, plate lightly rubbed, erased pencil name in blank cartouche is barely visible; mylar jacket. Item #14013