The Spirit Of Christmas by Henry Van Dyke, 1905 (First Edition)
59 pages plus monochrome frontispiece. 12mo. 190mm. Top edge gold gilt. Publisher's green binding with cover stamped in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt. Gilt is bright on cover and very slightly faded on spine. Wonderful condition. Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. (1852-1933) was a popular American author, educator, foreign minister, and clergyman. In this book, he sings the praises of acts of kindness and generosity in the spirit of Christmas.