Christmas 1952 Robert Haven Schauffler SIGNED [Our American Holidays]


Title: Christmas: Its Origin, Celebration and Significance as Related in Prose and Verse [Our American Holidays]

Author: Edited by Robert Haven Schauffler

Description: Signed by Schauffler on front free endpaper. Red cloth, pictorially stamped in black. Internally clean and bright. Dust jacket spine toned; lightly chipped at head of spine; not price clipped ($2.75); in an archival mylar sleeve. pp. xiii, 328.

The first volume in Schaffler's Our American Holidays series. This Christmas anthology features 114 pieces, in both verse and prose, which touch on upon the celebration and significance of the holiday. The pieces are drawn from many different sources and include the work of Dickens, Sir Walter Scott, Washington Irving, Hans Christian Andersen, Bret Harte, Christina Rossetti, Henry Van Dyke, Mary Mapes Dodge, William Morris, Longfellow and Wordsworth, among many others.

Includes several previously unpublished pieces.

Robert Haven Schauffler (1879-1964) was an American writer, poet, biographer, Olympic tennis player, and decorated veteran of the First World War.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
Place: New York
Year: 1952

Keywords: Our American Holidays,

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