Mount Vernon, New York: The Peter Pauper Press, circa 1950. Original illustrated paper boards (7 inches tall) , original illustrated dust jacket. Tiny closed tear to upper front panel of jacket. About Fine. Item #917
"BEHOLD, I BRING YOU GOOD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY" Charming mid-century Peter Pauper Press edition of the Story of the Nativity of Jesus Christ. The text, printed in red throughout, is illustrated with a small title vignette of Madonna and Child and 26 wood-engraved plates by Boyd Hanna. Preceded with a Note: "The text of the story of the Nativity which follows is taken from the first and second chapters of St. Luke, and the second chapter of St. Matthew, The King James version has been followed." Printed by the Peter Pauper Press as part of their Gift Miniatures series, which also included the Sermon on the Mount and a "Catholic Version" of the Story of the Nativity (taken from Luke and Matthew in the Douay-Rheims Bible).