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The Night Before Christmas (Deluxe Edition)

by Moore, Clement Clarke

Condition: Fine/Fine


Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2006. 51/300 Deluxe Edition. Slipcased. Fine/Fine. Glennady Spirin. Forest green leatherette with a gold foil-stamped cover. Decorative end papers. 29 pp. with color illustrations throughout, by Glennady Spirin. Housed in a Christmas Red satin clamshell box with matching satin ribbons. Color-illustrated paste-down affixed to front cover of box. Book is signed and numbered in gold ink by Spirin on a special parchment limitations page in the front of the book. Clement Moore's timeless Christmas story, beautifully illustrated by Russian-born artist, Glennady Spirin. Many of the intricate images contain hints of the beautiful folk decorations of Russian culture. A delightful, beautifully-presented, very special book. The classic all dressed up.




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The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an esse...[more]
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