Here are a few vintage books from the Carola Nativity Gallery’s collection of Christmas books.
The first book is titled, No Room in the Inn by William Allen Knight. Boston: The Pilgrim Press, 1910.
Every page has a silver design border.
The binding is in a dark green cloth contrasted with a lighter green and embellished in gilt lettering. The numerous illustrations are drawn after the artwork of various European artists
Here is the frontispiece and the title page with its elaborate design.
Next is Personalities in the Nativity Stories by Andrew Borland. London: Pickering And Inglis, 1965.
The Virgin Mary,
Joseph - The Carpenter
Elizabeth - Wife of Zacharias
Zacharias, - The Incredulous Priest
Anna - the Godly Widow
Simeon - The Just and Devout
The Magi - Men From the East
The Shepherds – The Men Who Saw
Herod – The Tyrant
The final two chapters deal with the topics of The Virgin Birth and The Nativity Songs
The First Christmas by Denis O’Shea, Canon of the Holy Sepulcher. Milwaukee: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1952.
Our last title is a little gift book published by the Peter Pauper Press.
The Story of the Nativity in Wood Engravings, The Text Taken From The King James Version of the Holy Bible; Wood Engravings by Boyd Hanna. Mount Vernon: The Peter Pauper Press, 
One of the wood engravings shows Elizabeth and Mary greeting each other.
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