Title: The Christmas Story
Author: Luke
Illustrator: Bernadette Watts
Year: 1982 (First Edition)
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Abelard Schuman Ltd/North-South
ISBN: 0200727915
Remarks: Ex-library
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A


Description: A rare and lovely book which presents the story of the Nativity as recorded in Luke, Chapter 2, verses 1 to 20.

Illustrated throughout with stunning full-page and double-spread pastel drawings in full colour. Pastedowns and endpapers are also illustrated.

Glazed pictorial boards. Minor 'invisible' scratches to front and rear. Spine and corners very lightly bumped; tiny 'puncture' to former near bottom. Library stamp on front pastedown and title page. Neatly handwritten inventory number inscribed in black ballpoint on latter. Otherwise the book is in truly remarkable condition for a 40-year-old former library book: all pages are crisp, bright, glossy to the touch, and completely free from foxing, tanning, or any other marking.

Measures 29 cm × 21.5 cm (11.5″ × 8.5″). Oversize 4to. Unpaginated.

Price: £18.50

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