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The Night Before Christmas

by Moore, Clement C.; Tudor, Tasha (illus)

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket


Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Red leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, aeg, printed endpapers, frontispiece, dustjacket with slight tear on back. 95x63mm. np. Illus. (color plates).


"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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