The Little Saints of Christmas - The Santons of Provence by Daniel J. Foley. Out of Print. 1st Edition. Published by Dresser, Chapman & Grimes, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1959. Color Photography by Paul E. Genereux. Line Drawings by Charlotte E. Bowden. 150 pages including index.
Library edition. Excellent used condition. Signed by the author
From the publisher: "The Little Saints - the Santons of Provence: this book tells their enchanting story. It tells how these tiny, hand-molded figures of clay, gaily and expertly painted, steeped in lore and tradition, for hundreds of years have brought the magic of Christmas into every Provencal home at Christmastime. . . . Daniel J. Foley, a Santon enthusiast and owner of a remarkable collection of figures, has written an immensely interesting book. Here in the little-known customs of simple people who live close to the soil is a fresh, moving approach to the Christmas story."
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