First Edition. Leon V. Solon illustrations. Octavo, original cloth, decorative dustjacket and illustrated publisher's box. Unsigned decorative cloth and matching dustjacket. "A town in the Middle West, pinched with poverty, decides that it will have no Christmas as no one can afford to buy gifts. How this was found to be simply and wholly impossible, how the Christmas joys and Christmas spirit crept into the little town..." Extremely scarce in original jacket and publisher's box. Near Fine bright copy, in Very Good dustjacket, split at front spine edge (mended at verso with archival tape), dime sized chips at spine ends, in Good but modestly worn box.