Sunday, December 18, 2011

~ A Collection Of Antique Santa Books~

Now that Christmas is almost here and all our shopping is done and the baking has finished it's time to just relax and watch the lights twinkle in the Christmas tree. And watch Christmas movies on the T.V.

But we also wanted to share our antique Christmas children's books with you all.

They date from the 1880's to about 1910 for the latest one. We found them at various shops and flea markets here in So.Cal and the prices were really great for them.

The graphics and the rich colors look so much better in person than on the photos.

We have them out all year long in a big cabinet with our most cherished Christmas goodies to look at throughout the year.They are all set up on different shelves in little vignettes that I will share with you all next time. Well it's that time to watch our Christmas show so I will see you later. Wishing you all a some fun shopping with the time you have left. And Happy Holidays.........Tallulah


  1. Those are gorgeous books!!! Vintage books are my passion right now:)

    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and it's so great to see a post from you!

  2. Wow, how lucky to have such a lovely collection like these..we are so lucky that this type of paper still was so easy to toss paper and picture books in the trash..I try to buy as much as I can to save it for history's sake...
    Merry Christmas!

  3. I love the old Christmas decorations. they are warm with history.

  4. Is there no end to all the treasures you have, each post is a treat.
    I'm off to London today to spend Christmas with my family so I'll be shopping in the capital.
    Have a wonderful holiday.
    Hugs, Angela.

  5. Oh my what a great collection! I love Christmas books, your Santa's are fantastic. I agree, time to sit and watch some good ole Christmas movies with the light off except the tree! Merry Christmas!

  6. What fabulous wonderful treasures you have found & so beautifully displayed.
    Merry Christmas
    TTFN ~

  7. Merry Greetings,

    Yours is one of my favourites posts this season! I have enjoyed my visit today, albeit a brief one. I'll be back soon with a cuppa to settle in and pour over the pages of your photos of wonderful treasures you've collected. How absolutely beautiful! You are blessed to be surrounded by such beauty. Thank you for sharing them with us. Happy Christmas!

    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

  8. Your collections always amaze me. Have a happy holiday! Kevin

  9. Such beautiful books, in a wonderful collection. Love your adorable Westies too.
    Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

  10. Oh my heavens!
    I want it ALLLL!
    I am loving all these collections.
    Santa in a pinecone?
    Tooo cute!
    Will be back to spend some time....... and examine every little piece!

  11. Wopnderful collection of antique Christmas books. They are a wonderfully decorative thing as well as a great Christmas read. Merry Christmas!

  12. What a great collection vintage of books you have. Those are real treasures and keepers.

  13. What a wonderful collection of these precious books. I love each one more than the other. Smile.
    Merry Christmas.

  14. How beautiful. I'm following just to see what comes next. Merry Christmas.

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  16. Tooo funny that I found your blog on the day I posted a picture of my little grandniece who happens to be named Tallulah....who would have thought! Take a look....

  17. Your beautiful vintage books made me remember my parents reading "The Night Before Christmas" every Christmas Eve before we kids went to bed. :) Thanks for the sweet memories tonight - and Merry Christmas to you!

    xoxo laurie

  18. What a fabulous collection of books!!!
    Merry Christmas!

  19. You received some lovely gifts. The vintage books are delightful. I love them so much! Merry Christmas and thanks for sharing here today.

  20. Wow, nice....I Love your bookS! What great keepsakes!
    thank you for sharing!