Q is the Quadrille, danced at our party R is for the Reindeer, of Santa Claus hearty W is for waggon laden with holly X is for Xmas tree all light and toys jolly The celebration of Christmas throughout history is marked by rich traditions around the globe, yet British festive customs exchanging gifts, singing carols, trimming the magnificent tree, and sipping wassail take pride of place in our imaginations. Allowing us a glimpse of some of these customs is a facsimile edition of an "Father Christmas' ABC," an1894 ...

Father Christmas' ABC 2005, Bodleian Library, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781851243259