The Night Before Christmas. Clement Clarke Moore.
The Night Before Christmas.
The Night Before Christmas.
The Night Before Christmas.
The Night Before Christmas.
The Night Before Christmas.
(Rag Book)

The Night Before Christmas.

NY: Anderson, Selden W., 1908. Square octavo. (14)pp. Anderson's Limp Cloth Books No. 12. Illustrated in color and printed on linen cloth. A Christmas rag book featuring Clement Clarke Moore's poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" printed in red. Santa's nighttime call at a sleepy house is watched over by an expressive moon. The front cover shows an American Santa with the Stars and Stripes tucked into his bag of toys; the rear cover shows a baby holding a drenched rag book in a bathtub, advertising the nigh-indestructible nature of cloth books. Hand-stitched red cloth spine. Ownership inscription to the first page in a neat child's hand, dated Christmas 1908. Some soiling, a crease near the edge of the front cover, and a few fraying threads to the unfinished linen edges, else a near fine copy of an uncommon imprint, with no copies listed in OCLC. Item #27001

Price: $375.00

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