The Night Before Christmas and Jingles

New York: Hurst & Company, 1908. Hardcover. Unpaginated, (90 pages) 18 x 13.5 cm. Originally titled "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which later became famous as "Twas the Night Before Christmas", was first recited by Moore as a poem for his own children on Christmas Eve 1822. Also includes ten tales from around the globe. Lovely color illustrations throughout. X-mas gift inscription on the front free-end paper: "Donald from Grandma 1920". Minor smudging on some pages, otherwise very nice copy. Orig. light green illustrated cloth covered boards with oval pictorial paste-on image of Santa. Very good. Item #991

Price: $150.00

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