This wonderful antique oversized children's Christmas book titled Santa Claus ABC was published by Graham & Matlock and numbered 062, with a copyright date of 1910 on the bottom left front corner by the Hayes Litho Co of Buffalo, whom we can credit with the incredible color illustrations inside and on the front cover. It is softcover, with stapled wraps and a thick glossy cover. It measures 12 & 1/8 by 10 & 1/8 inches and I showed every page in the photos, and the front and back covers, so that you could see the condition, details, and incredible illustrations. There are faint shadows of the illustrations on the corresponding pages, which is typical of these old color lithos.
Condition is good, with pages free of writing, some occasional light smudges from page turning, an instant binding, and 4 numbers written in pencil at the top left corner of the back cover. The binding is intact, but there is a split at the top and bottom of the spine, the worst of which is shown on the photos, but the majority of the spine is not split, and the cover is still attached. The covers have some wear, more on the back than the front, but the book is still in nice shape for a softcover children's book that is over 100 years old.
Please see the photos as they show the condition and detail well. The first photo is the one that went through Ruby Lane's photo processing, and they left white areas around the edges that are not part of the book, so please take a look at the second through the last photos which are accurate.
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1910 Santa Claus ABC Book Chromolithograph Illustrations by Hayes Litho Co Graham and Matlock 062 Oversized Christmas Book