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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title Tag: Genre: Christmas Books

Description: The following titles feature stories aimed at the Christmas book-buying season. Often illustrated.

References: Sutherland

  1. Charles Dickens.  A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1843.
  2. Charles Dickens.  The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1845.
  3. Catherine Gore.  The Snow Storm: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Fisher, 1845.
  4. Charles Dickens.  The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846.
  5. Charles Dickens.  The Battle of Life: A Love Story.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846.
  6. Catherine Gore.  New Year's Day: A Winter's Tale.  1 vol.  London: Fisher, 1846.
  7. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Mrs. Perkin's Ball.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1847.
  8. Augustus Mayhew.  The Good Genius that Turned Everything into Gold: or, The Queen Bee and the Magic Dress. A Christmas Fairy Tale.  1 vol.  London: David Bogue, 1847.
  9. Camilla Dufour Crosland.  Partners for Life: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: William S. Orr, 1847.
  10. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Our Street.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1848.
  11. Charles Dickens.  The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain: A Fancy for Christmas Time.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848.
  12. Charles Rowcroft.  The Triumph of Woman: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Parry and Co., 1848.
  13. Catherine Gore.  The Inundation: or, Pardon and Peace. A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Fisher, 1848.
  14. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Doctor Birch and his Young Friends.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1849.
  15. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Rebecca and Rowena: A Romance upon Romance.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1850.
  16. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The Kickleburys on the Rhine.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1850.
  17. Charles Benjamin Tayler.  The Angels' Song: A Christmas Token.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1850.
  18. Maria Jane Mcintosh.  Evenings at Donaldson Manor: or, The Christmas Guest.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1851.
  19. Christian Gottlob Barth.  Christmas Morning: or, The Little Ink Cask.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Paton and Ritchie, 1851.
  20. Wilkie Collins.  Mr. Wray's Cash-Box: or, The Mask and the Mystery. A Christmas Sketch.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1852.
  21. Menella Bute Smedley.  The Use of Sunshine: A Christmas Narrative.  1 vol.  London: George Hoby, 1852.
  22. Frank Smedley.  The Fortunes of the Colville Family: or, A Cloud and its Silver Lining. A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: George Hoby, 1853.
  23. William Brighty Rands.  The Frost Upon the Pane: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: W. and F. G. Cash, 1854.
  24. Charlotte Mary Yonge.  The Christmas Mummers.  1 vol.  London: Mozley and Co., 1858.
  25. Robert Barnabas Brough.  Ulf the Minstrel: or, The Princess Diamonduckz and the Hazel Fairy. A Dragon Story for Christmas.  1 vol.  London: Houlston and Wright, 1859.
  26. Catherine Ann Crowe.  Ghosts and Family Legends: A Volume for Christmas.  1 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1859.
  27. Mark Lemon.  A Christmas Hamper.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1860.
  28. William Bernard MacCabe.  A Christmas Story Book: Being Tales, Traditions, Chances and Mischances of the Captain et al of the Old Canal Boat.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1860.
  29. Louis Sand.  Voices of Christmas: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Joseph Masters, 1860.
  30. Cecilia Anne Jones.  Stories for Christmas-Tide.  1 vol.  London: Joseph Masters, 1861.
  31. George Edwin Roberts.  Snow-bound in Cleeberrie Grange: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Joseph Masters, 1861.
  32. Frederick William Robinson.  Twelve O'Clock: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861.
  33. Robert Williams Buchanan.  Storm-beaten: or, Christmas Eve at the "Old Anchor" Inn.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1862.
  34. Percy H. Fitzgerald.  The Night Mail: Its Passengers and How They Fared at Christmas.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1862.
  35. Emma Marshall.  Johnny Weston: or, Christmas Eve at the White House. A Story for Children.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1862.
  36. Louisa Anne Moncreiff.  Herbert Percy: or, From Christmas to Easter.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1862.
  37. Charlotte Anne Smith.  Christmas at the Cross Keys: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1863.
  38. Ellen Wood.  The Foggy Night at Offord: A Christmas Gift for the Lancashire Fund.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1863.
  39. Jane Margaret Strickland.  Christmas Holidays: or, A New Way of Spending Them.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1864.
  40. Charles Warren Adams.  Barefooted Birdie: A Simple Tale for Christmas. By T. O'T.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1865.
  41. Tom Hood.  A Bunch of Keys: Where They were Found and What They Might have Unlocked. A Christmas Book.  1 vol.  London: Groombridge, 1865.
  42. William Henry Giles Kingston.  Foxholme Hall: A Legend of Christmas and Other Amusing Tales for Boys.  1 vol.  London: Virtue, 1867.
  43. Benjamin Brierley.  Our Old Chimney Nook: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  Manchester: Abel Heywood, 1868.
  44. Robert St. John Corbet.  Mince-Pie Island: A Christmas Story for Mince-Pie Eaters. With other Tales in Prose and Verse.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1868.
  45. Ellen Palmer.  Christmas-Day at the Beacon.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, 1870.
  46. Lady Barker.  A Christmas Cake in Four Quarters.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1871.
  47. Mary Jane Hope Hollings.  The Christmas Hamper: A Tale Illustrative of the Christian Graces.  1 vol.  London: Hatchards, 1872.
  48. Rhoda Broughton.  Tales for Christmas Eve.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1873.
  49. Benjamin Leopold Farjeon.  Christmas Stories.  1 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1874.
  50. Florence Sophia Montgomery.  The Town-Crier: to which is added The Children with the Indian-Rubber Ball. A Christmas Story-Book.  1 vol.  London: Bentley, 1874.
  51. Mary Elizabeth Shipley.  Christmas at Annestey: or, How the Grahams Spent their Holidays.  1 vol.  London: Marcus Ward, 1875.
  52. Hesba Stretton.  Two Christmas Stories.  1 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1876.
  53. Esmé Stuart.  The Good Old Days: or, Christmas under Queen Elizabeth.  1 vol.  London: Marcus Ward, 1876.
  54. Emilie Searchfield.  Christmas Echoes for Christmas Hearths.  1 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1876.
  55. Walter Besant.  Such a Good Man!: A Tale Written for Christmas.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1877.
  56. John Edward Jenkins.  The Captain's Cabin: A Christmas Yarn.  1 vol.  London: William Mullan & Son, 1877.
  57. Geraldine May Butt.  Christmas Roses: Tales for Young Persons.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1877.
  58. Mark Guy Pearse.  Good Will: A Collection of Christmas Stories.  1 vol.  London: Wesleyan Conference Office, 1877.
  59. Bertha Henry Buxton.  Rosabella: A Doll's Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1878.
  60. Mary Louisa Molesworth.  A Christmas Child: A Sketch of Boy Life.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1880.
  61. Wilhelmina Martha James.  The Bells of Freiburg: A Christmas Tale.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1880.
  62. Evelyn Ward Everett Green.  Carry's Christmas Gift.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1881.
  63. Catherine Emily Blanche Randolph.  Christmas Rose.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1884.
  64. Mary Louisa Molesworth.  Christmas-tree Land.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1884.
  65. Benjamin Leopold Farjeon.  Christmas Angel.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1885.
  66. Peter Hay Hunter.  The Crime of Christmas-Day: A Tale of the Latin Quarter.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1885.
  67. Benjamin Leopold Farjeon.  Molka: Christmas Angel.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1886.
  68. Rev. Albert Eubule Evans.  The Christmas Present.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1887.
  69. Hesba Stretton.  The Christmas Child.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1888.
  70. Hesba Stretton.  A Miserable Christmas and a Happy New Year.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1888.
  71. Mary Louisa Molesworth.  A Christmas Posy.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1888.
  72. Lucas Malet.  Little Peter: A Christmas Morality.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1888.
  73. Edna Lyall.  Their Happiest Christmas.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1889.
  74. Ruth Lamb.  Arthur Glyn's Christmas-Box and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: R. T. S., 1890.
  75. Marcus Clarke.  Twixt Shadow and Shine: An Australian Story of Christmas.  1 vol.  London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1893.
  76. Henry Herman.  The Crime of a Christmas Toy: A Detective Story.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Lock, 1895.
  77. Burford Delannoy.  The Comedians' Christmas Dinner, and Other Short Theatrical Stories.  1 vol.  London: Simpkin, 1897.
  78. George Robert Sims.  Once upon a Christmas Time.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1898.
  79. Geraldine May Butt.  The Christmas Stocking and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Ernest Nister, 1898.
  80. Emma Marshall.  Rose Deane: or, Christmas Roses.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1899.
  81. Eleanor C. Price.  Two Half-Sovereigns: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: S. P. C. K., 1899.
  82. Tom Gallon.  The Man Who Knew Better: A Christmas Dream.  1 vol.  London: Archibald Constable, 1901.