A Christmas Alphabet by Carolyn Wells Dal

By Carolyn Wells Dal

This e-book is an illustrated model of a rhymed alphabet made through Carolyn Wells in 1901. She felicitously unearths anything vital approximately Christmas for every letter of the alphabet. here's a series to provide an idea of its style: "E is for Evergreens minimize for the room / F is for plant life of beautiful fragrance / G is for presents that convey us pride / H is for Holly with purple berries bright".In 1989 we illustrated every one rhyme with an vintage photo, together with illustrators like Arthur Rackham, Sarah Stilwell, Jessie Willcox Smith, Oliver Herford, Anne Anderson, and Charles Robinson. It was once released with nice luck via G.P. Putman. we adore it rather a lot that now that they've placed it out of print, we're republishing it.

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Saracen's granny had told him that it was quite safe to eat them, so he carefully tried his tingleberry. What joy! It tasted like rich ice-cream with sweet berries beaten into cream you could first it . . the best ice- imagine. Saracen stepped back with a sigh of pleasure. Then he looked and frowned. There were at his vines possibly al- many tingleberries - hundreds of them. A mere man on his own, no matter how passionately ready so he loved ice-cream, could not possibly eat all of them, yet good food, he knew, must not go to waste.

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