Holiday Books on the Holidays!

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Are you looking for that perfect holiday gift book and you can’t come up with anything? Well, how about a book about the holidays? We’ve got a nice selection here at the Iliad, everything from antique to modern, from children’s books to academic histories, from music to art to history.

Here’s a small sampling of books covering Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, and Yule. If there’s something in particular you’re looking for, drop us a line and we’ll search our stock.

The Ultimate Christmas Fake Book front cover

The Ultimate Christmas Fake Book for Piano, Vocal, Guitar, Electronic Keyboard and All “C” Instruments. Oversized comb-bound paperback. $7.50

Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights front cover

Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols by Edna Barth, illustrated by Ursula Arndt. Oversized paperback. $3.00

The Home of Santa Claus front cover

The Home of Santa Claus by George A. Best, with illustrations by Arthur Ullyett. Hardback published in 1900. $50.00

Light Another Candle front cover

Light Another Candle: The Story and Meaning of Hanukkah by Miriam Chaikin, illustrated by Demi. Oversized paperback. $3.00

Seasons for Celebration front cover

Seasons for Celebration: A Contemporary Guide to the Joys, Practices, and Traditions of the Jewish Holidays by Rabbi Karen L. Fox and Phyllis Zimber Miller. Hardback in jacket. $3.95

Chrismukkah front cover

Chrismukkah: Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate the Hybrid Holiday by Ron Gompertz. Hardback in jacket. $4.95

Kwanzaa front cover

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community & Culture by Maulana Karenga. Oversized paperback. $3.95

The Winter Solstice jacket front

The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas by John Matthews and CaitlĂ­n Matthews. Hardback in jacket signed by John Matthews. $15.00

The Sabbats front cover

The Sabbats: A New Approach to Living the Old Ways by Edain McCoy. Oversized paperback. $10.00

All Around the Year front cover

All Around the Year: Holidays and Celebrations in American Life by Jack Santino. Oversized paperback. $4.50

Keepsake Ornaments front cover

Keepsake Ornaments: A Collector’s Guide by Clara Johnson Scroggins. Hardback. $4.95

Christmas in Santa Fe front cover

Christmas in Santa Fe by Susan Topp Weber, foreword by Tomie dePaola. Hardback in jacket. $4.95

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