1. Shakespeare's First Folio. I know the Folger Library in Washington, DC, has quite a few copies. Maybe they would sell one to you.
2. The first edition of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. I don't have just one favorite book ever, but if I had to choose just one on pain of death, I suppose I'd choose this one.
3. The first edition of Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope. Everyone should read this book. Everyone should chip in together and get me the first edition of this book.
4. Signed first editions of all the Tim books (there are 11) by Edward Ardizzone. He is one of my favorite illustrators. Looking at his pictures sometimes makes me want to cry. I'm not sure if they would be tears of nostalgia or of appreciation, or both, but that's how it is.
5. Jane Austen's writing desk. You can find it at the British Library.
6. A steampunk laptop computer. You can order them here.
7. The Nautilus Car. It was created and built by Five Ton Crane, a group of artists in the San Francisco Bay Area. I don't have to have this exact one, so if you don't want to deal with Five Ton Crane, you can build me one yourself.
Except for peace on earth, I guess that's all I want for Christmas this year. Thanks in advance.