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1 Barth, Edna, retold by
Balder and the Mistletoe: A Story for the Winter Holidays
New York: Seabury Press (1979) First Edition Cuffari, Richard 
8vo Green decorated cloth. 64pp with illustrations by Richard Cuffari in line and wash against a gold background. A vigorous retelling of a favorite Norse legend - the story of Balder the Bright and the evil Loki. Includes a postscript on how the symbolic mistletoe found its way into the celebration of the Winter Solstice, Christmas and the New Year. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Barth, Edna
Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols
New York: Seabury Press (1971) Third Printing Arndt, Ursula 
Quarto. Green decorated cloth. 95pp with illustrations from line drawings enhanced with red by Ursula Arndt. Barth stresses the similarities between Christmas and earlier pagan festivals that celebrated winter solstice. "...Christmas is more than a festival of one particular religion. It is a celebration of the deepest and best of human feelings - a festival to life itself." Fine. Dustjacket lightly soiled and chipped, spine with silverfish damage. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Barth, Edna
Shamrocks, Harps, and Shillelaghs: The Story of the St. Patrick's Day Symbols
New York: Clarion, 1977 Eighth Printing Arndt, Ursula 
7"x10" Green decorated cloth. 95pp with illustrations by Ursula Arndt in green, black and white. The author tells of St. Patrick's adventurous life and "examines the leprechaun legend, the music and poetry of Ireland, the unflagging hope of the Irish people throughout their stormy history." Small spot to one page else Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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