The Santa Claus Club, Santa Claus for President
New York and Boston: H.M. Caldwell Company, 1907. Cloth. 12mo; pp; light brown pictorial cloth over board, illustration of a rabbit and bear marching with a drum featuring Santa Claus’s face and campaign-style banners on front; pictorial endpapers in green and white; ownership in pencil on verso ffep; thick creamy stock; “Merry Christmas Member’s Certificate” before the title page; fp and pictorial title page; 32 full-page black and red illustrations; illustrations in text; wear and light soiling to boards, a few pages with creases and fingermarks. Scarce in the marketplace. OCLC locates 10 copies. Very good. Item #1773
A scarce and charming book that begins with a “Member’s Certificate” for the owner, signed by “Holly Berry.” Lively illustrations with pictures of children and anthropomorphic animals.