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The Nativity; The Christmas Creche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Loretta Hines Howard Collection

Raggio, Olga, Illustrated by Boltin, Lee - Photography

Published by Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co. 1969, 1969
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Dark Red Cloth. Very Good+/Near Very Good. Stated First Edition. Hardback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. and loved the creches saw the Nativity as a wonderful drama filled with fear and suspense, circa 100 pages; "In this beautiful Christmas book, Christ's Nativity is told in the words of the King James Bible and illustrated with full color photogaphs of the eighteenth-century Neapolitan creche presented to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1964 by Loretta Hines Howard.The Neapolitans who made and loved the creches saw the Nativity as a wonderful drama filled wilth fear and suspense, excitment and joy. The figures embody this vision and through these superb photographs endow the traditional Christmas story with the magic of the theater and the warmth of simple, sincere emotion." (from the dj) Dust jacket: There is a 1/4 inch tear at the bottom dj spine; both top edges of the dj panels are warped outward , don't lie flat against the cover; dj edges and spine are foxed, slightly. Bookseller Inventory # 000787

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Title: The Nativity; The Christmas Creche at The ...

Publisher: Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co. 1969

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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