"ALL THE CHRISTMASES ROLL DOWN TOWARD THE TWO-TONGUED SEA…"
THOMAS, Dylan. A Child's Christmas in Wales. Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, (1955). 12mo, original cream paper boards, original dust jacket. $550.
First separate edition of Thomas' beloved Christmas story.
Published the year after its first appearance in the short story collection Quite Early One Morning, and specially produced for sale at Christmastime 1955. Rolph B30. Bookplate and owner signature of Christopher Clark Geest, the Virginia historian and bibliophile.
Book near-fine, with faint paperclip mark to top edges of a few leaves, mild toning to extremities, tiny stain to bottom edge of board. Dust jacket extremely good, with a couple tiny spots of soiling, light wear and a bit of toning to extremities. A most attractive copy.