"I'VE COME IN MY AIRSHIP PRANKS TO BRING YOU A LOAD OF CHRISTMAS THANKS": FIRST EDITION OF A VISIT TO SANTA CLAUS, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY MARGARET EVANS PRICE
PRICE, Margaret Evans. A Visit to Santa Claus. Rochester, New York: Stecher Litho., 1916. Narrow folio (7-1/2 by 13-3/4 inches), staple-bound as issued, original pictorial teal paper boards. $350.
First edition of this World War I-era Christmas story written in verse, wonderfully color-illustrated by Margaret Evans Price.
A Visit to Santa Claus combines verse, gentle humor, and 14 lovely Christmas-themed illustrations to tell the story of a young boy named Teddy Malleen who travels to the North Pole in his airship and meets Santa Claus.
Very nearly fine condition.