Main Author: Webster, George P.

Title: Santa Claus and his works.

Imprint: [New York] : Copyrighted 1888 McLoughlin Bro's New-York,

Description: [16] p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.

Series: Snowflake series no. 55

Notes: A paraphrase of George P. Webster's Santa Claus and his
Title, copyright statement, series and inventory number
transcribed from upper cover. Series and inventory
number transposed from head of cover.
Variant issues: in issue in hand, the illustration
captioned, "Loading the Christmas tree" shows Santa on a
ladder trimming the tree with a saw. In another issue,
an illustration bearing the same caption shows Santa
admiring the decorated tree. Color tints of the various
illustrations also vary.
Cover included in pagination.
Cover chromolithographed.
Full-page illustrations chromolithographed.

Local Note(s): American Antiquarian Society copy is the gift of Herbert H.
Hosmer. Sewn through the gathering. Lacks p. [1-2],
including source of title, imprint statement, and
series. Bears reader's drawings.

Subject(s): Children's poetry.
Picture books for children.
Santa Claus--Juvenile poetry.
Children's drawings.

Genre(s): Juvenile literature--1888.
Color printing (Printing).
Publishers' paper bindings (Binding).
Pictorial bindings (Binding).
Relief prints.

McLoughlin Bros., inc., publisher.

Former Owner/Donor(s):
Hosmer, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1913-1995, donor.

Series: Snowflake series.

Primary Material: Book

Call number(s): McL-Pam W3791 S231 1888b


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