Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.
Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.
Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.
The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.
Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.
Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.
Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.
Stories of the Saints for Children: The Black Letter Saints by Mrs. Molesworth.
Saints of Italy by Ella Noyes. (Note that the story of Saint Nicholas continues through three chapters).
In God’s Garden: Stories of the Saints for Little Children by Amy Steedman.
Stories of the Saints by Caroline Chenoweth.
An account of the translation (removal) of his relics from Turkey to Bari, Italy in 1087, preserved in a 13th C. manuscript.
Art & Architecture
Three panels painted by Gentile da Fabriano.
Two panels from a pictorial cycle of his life by Fra Angelico. (click the arrow to see the second panel).
A painting by Bicci di Lorenzo in the Ashmolean Museum.
A polyptych by Giovanni da Paola in Siena.
Sacred and Legendary Art volume II by Mrs. Jameson.
A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.
The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.
The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.
Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.
Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.
The lives of saints, with other feasts of the year, according to the Roman calendar by Peter Ribadeneira.
A gallery of photographs of the church dedicated to Saint Nicholas in Myra, from which his remains were taken in the 11th century.
A 15th-century painting of pilgrims to his tomb in the Cathedral dedicated to him in Bari by Gentile da Fabriano, for a church in Florence and now in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.
For German-language Learners
And there are plenty of songs: Nikolaus, Lieber Nikolaus; Lasst uns froh und munter sein; Sankt Nikolaus; Nikolaus, Komm zu uns nach Haus; Sankt Nikolaus kommt, hurra (the last two without subtitles).
For French-language Learners
There are also many songs in French about Saint Nicholas. Ô grand Saint-Nicolas patron des écoliers; La legende de Saint-Nicholas; Grand Saint-Nicolas, viendras-tu chez moi?; Grand Saint-Nicholas; Mon gentil Saint-Nicholas; and an entire playlists, with some overlap, here and here.
Customs & Devotions