Snap Dragons. A Tale of Christmas Eve and Old Father Christmas. An Old Fashioned Tale of the Young Days of a Grumpy Old Godfather.
London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. square8vo. 20x 16cm, first book edition, 68p., with 14 illustrations including frontis, in the original colour pictorial paper over boards, ads on lower board, foxing to endpapers, some slight edge wear and shadow soiling else a very good to fine copy (lt). ~ Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. Editor's note: "Snap Dragons was originally published in the Christmas Number of "The Monthly Packet", 1870; and Old Father Christmas in "Little Folks". The former tale is now issued, in book form, for the first time; the latter has been enlarged and altered by the writer, since it previously appeared in type." Item #31887