[CHRISTMAS] IRVING, WASHINGTON (author). C.E. BROCK (illustrator). The Keeping of Christmas At Bracebridge Hall. London: J.M. Dent & Co. 1906.
8vo. Prettily bound in ivory vellum elaborately gilt to spine and upper board, top edges gilt, others uncut, decorated endpapers; pp. [vi], vii-xvi + 267 +[i]; with pictorial title-page, frontispiece and 22 other delightful coloured plates by Charles Brock; an uncommonly clean copy with upper board and spine very fresh and a sprinkling of light foxing to lower cover, uncut edges of book block spotted, some offset browning and toning to endpapers, and occasional minor and pale internal foxing.
First edition illustrated thus, presented here in the de luxe vellum binding as opposed to the usual cloth covers. A volume in Dent's Series of English Idylls.