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The Night Before Christmas.

by Moore, Clement C

Condition: Near fine to fine in near fine, lightly soiled dust jacket with a light tidemark to lower front corner, in custom mylar cover.


George C. Harrap & Co., Ltd, London: 1931. First trade edition. Near fine to fine in near fine, lightly soiled dust jacket with a light tidemark to lower front corner, in custom mylar cover. Four full page color illustrations and seventeen drawings in black & white by Arthur Rackham

"A Visit from St. Nicholas ", also known as " The Night Before Christmas" and "'Twas the Night Before Christmas " from its first line, is a poem first published anonymously in 1823 . This famous poem helped to cement the image of Santa Claus from the description of his appearance, his transportation, and how he brings the gifts to children on Christmas eve.


  • Bookseller: The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: Embry 177045
  • Title: The Night Before Christmas.
  • Author: Moore, Clement C
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine to fine in near fine, lightly soiled dust jacket with a light tidemark to lower front corner, in custom mylar cover.
  • Edition: First trade edition.
  • Publisher: George C. Harrap & Co., Ltd, London: 1931. First trade edition.
  • Date published: 1931.
  • Keywords: Christmas, Christmas, Gift.


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