Two of W.H.H. “Adirondack” Murray’s legendary stories are paired in this charming reproduction of a book originally printed in 1897. Holiday Tales was hailed by critics of the era as America’s Christmas Carol. This classic collection of Adirondackia features beautiful woodblock illustrations and an inscription by Murray from 1898.
Holiday Tales makes for the perfect cozy Christmastime read, alone or aloud, surrounded by loved ones gathered around a hearth. More than a century since its original publication, Murray’s timeless lessons and humble spirit still ring true today.
W.H.H. Murray, also known as Adirondack Murray, was an American clergyman and author of an influential series of articles and books which popularized the Adirondack Mountains in Upstate New York. He became known as the father of the Outdoor Movement.