Boston: The Horn Book Inc. 1960/1944/1942, 4th ed.; rust paper wraps with brown drawings, with some of Caldecott's illustrations for Irving's Old Christmas, rust section titles, 6x9"; 24 pp. Reference book lists, softcover.
A wonderful Book List introduced with an insightful essay by Anne Thaxter Eaton, librarian of the Lincoln School of Teacher's College Columbia, for almost 30 years, and coeditor of the NY Times children's department. This enlarged edition contains: Welcome Yule! Holy Night and Legends of Christmas; Christmas Carols; Animals All as It Befell; Stories to Tell Around the Christmas Tree; Christmas in the Family in America, in All Over the World; Anthologies, Parties and Games, Plays, Homemade.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus; no names, very straight and clean, nice spine, preserved in original sturdy closed mailing envelope, appears Fine but unfortunately with 1" area of blind indentations on front cover. Item #22403