"AND THAT'S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT, CHARLIE BROWN"
SCHULZ, Charles M. A Charlie Brown Christmas. Cleveland and New York: World Publishing, (1965). Quarto, original pictorial black cloth, original dust jacket. $850.
First edition of Charles Schulz' beloved classic, adapted from the perennial Christmas television favorite.
A Charlie Brown Christmas, produced by Bill Melendez and based on Schulz' phenomenally popular Peanuts comic strip, first aired December 9, 1965. "The first broadcast was watched by almost 50% of the nation's viewers… [and its subsequent run] has made it a staple of family holiday traditions and an icon of American pop culture. The show won an Emmy and a Peabody award and began a string of more than two dozen Peanuts specials" (USA Today). "First Printing 1965" on copyright page. Small gift inscription. Bookseller ticket to rear panel of dust jacket.
Book fine; lightest edge-wear, faint stray mark to front panel of colorful near-fine dust jacket.