London: "Leisure Hour" Office, 1879. 588p, 11 3/4" X 8", cloth, leather spine and corners, illus. (some colored), wear to edges, light foxing on some pages, good. A weekly magazine for boys, with stories, articles, puzzles, etc. Edited by James Macaulay (1817- ) who was editor of "Leisure Hour".....
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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode (Publishers) Ltd., 1932. 192p, cloth with paper labels, former owner's incription on endpaper, vg. Anthology of stories with color plates and black and white illustrations by Cecil Aldin. Contributors include P. G. Wodehouse. Some stories and illustrations include bull terriers.
New York: The Goldsmith Publishing Co., (1930). No pagination (16p), 11" x 8", color wraps, illustrated (some in color), paper browning, slightly soiled, very good. Giveaway from Akron's downtown department store. A collection of stories and games, not all related to Christmas. Includes "The Night before Christmas."
1949. SOCIAL SPORTS; or, Holiday Amusements. Boston: W.J. Reynolds and Co., 1849. 218p., cloth, illus (incl. 3 colored plates), covers soiled, paper browned with some light foxing, name on end-paper, fair-good. Divided into 6 "Holidays", each with descriptions of appropriate games, often described in stories and some with poems.
1974. Alger, Horatio, Jr. CAST UPON THE BREAKERS. Foreword by Ralph D. Gardner. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1974. 258p, cloth, illus., vg in dj. 1st edition. Inscribed by Gardner. Alger (1832-1899) published this story in "Argosy" magazine in 1893 under the pseudonym Arthur Lee Putnam. This is its.....