Oxford University Press Christmas Keepsakes, 1951-1970.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1951 - 1970. First printing's. Pamphlet. An 18 year run of keepsakes presented yearly to Professor James V. Logan the OUP author of a number of scholarly books on William Wordsworth. These were purchased from his library.

The decorative keepsakes were presented to authors and patrons of OUP books, some of them containing either a printed presentation card or a hand witten note.

18 keepsakes, 16mo, each 30pp, with colorful decorative printed wrappers, most designed by John Begg.

Titles include:
Fiesta in Mexico. Time is a Holiday by William Crawford 1951
The Old Gentlemen by Gilbert Highet 1952
S Rozhdestvom Khristovym! Russian for Merry Christmas by William H. Crawford Jr. 1953
The Shaker Order of Christmas by Edward and Faith Andrews 1954
The Christmas Story in Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated manuscripts, with commentary by Karl Kup 1956
Christmas Party Games by Iona and Peter Opie 1957
Christmas in Bethlehem by Ruth Hutchison 1958
Santons of Provence by Marie Mauron 1959
The King James Version, The First 350 Years by F.F. Bruce 1960
The Scholar in America Past, Present and Future by Samuel Eliot Morison 1961
Edward Lear by Philip Hofer 1962
The Holy Land at Christmastime by Christopher Rand 1963
Land of Two Christmases by Harriett Philmus Pitt 1965
An Alphabet of Christmas Words by Helen McKelvey Oakley 1966
William Blackstone and the Oxford University Press by I.G. Philip (Keeper of Printed Books at the Bodleian Library) 1967
The Fell Types. What has been done in and about them by Harry Carter 1968
Children's Games by Iona and Peter Opie 1969
Andrew Carnegie's Hogmanay or A Child's New Year in Calvinist Scotland by Joseph F. Wall 1970

With presentation cards signed by Claude L. Wooten, Jerry Sussman, Marion Britt.

Colophon states "Of this edition, 350 copies have been set aside by the publisher as Monograph No. 35 for distribution by the Typophiles." Very good condition. Item #26940

Price: $275.00

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