Gorgeous pictorial and verse book, "Santa and His Works"
Written by George P. Webster
Illustrated by Thomas Nast, political cartoonist, and artist of the mid-1800's American Santa that remains a period icon
Nash's Santa Claus art prints, including those in this book, debuted in Harper's Weekly, December 1866
The story is written in the meter of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas"
Paper cover edition of the 1870 Christmas storybook
Printed by Evergreen Press, USA, 1972
12" h x 10 1/2" l
Color and black and white illustrations
Like new condition with gift inscription on top of the inside cover.
No tears, marks, dog ears, discoloration, or indications of age and use
Gift quality and condition
Rare and precious holiday treasure, a terrific gift for a Santa collector, and anyone who enjoys all things Christmas.
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Santa Claus and His Works Story Book by George Webster Vintage 1972 Evergreen Press Soft Cover Thomas Nast Art Prints Christmas Collectible