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Night Before Christmas by  Clement C.; Illustrated By Roger Duvoisin Moore - First Edition - 1954 - from E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA and Biblio.com

Night Before Christmas

by Moore, Clement C.; Illustrated By Roger Duvoisin

Condition: Very Good/Good


Garden City: Garden City, 1954. Illustrated boards with light shelf wear, bookstore sticker to rear pastedown; in matching pictorial dust jacket with edge wear and tears, some repaired on verso. The holiday classic with bright, bold artwork by Roger Duvoisin. First editions are scarce.. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Roger Duvoisin. Narrow Folio.

"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.




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