Madeline's Christmas 1956 Scarce 1st printing!
Madeline's Christmas 1st printing 1956
A McCall's Book, New York, 1956. Author Illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans Soft cover. This wonderful booklet is in Good condition with no tears or missing pages. There is some water stain on top edge. True first edition Printing of Madeline's Christmas, appearing as a Christmas supplement in the December 1956 issue of McCall's Magazine (the hardcover edition did not appear until 29 years later, in 1985). The publication measures 5-1/8" by nearly 7-3/8" and although un paginated, contains 24 pages including front and rear covers. A charming small paperback and wonderful gift for the holidays !
Please see my other listing for the above mentioned 1st 1985 printing in hardcover form