Poems

MOORE, Clement

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Price: $9,500.00


Place Published: New York
Publisher: Bartlett & Welford
Date Published: 1844

Description: Contains the first book appearance of "A Visit from St. Nicholas," otherwise known as "The Night Before Christmas." 216pp. 8vo, handsomely bound in contemporary full dark blue crushed morocco, elaborately gilt, with 6 spine panels & dentelles (front hinge weak). New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1844. First edition.

Comments: Also contains a 7-line autograph note of presentation, dated 1850, laid in. "I wish I had something to send you, better than this little book..." The front hinge is cracked and repaired, otherwise a nice copy of a classic, and very scarce book.

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 214263


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Howdy and Happy Fourth of July. Just want to let you know that the Dick Grace book came. A nice copy, as promised. Grace was quite a fellow: the only person I ever heard of who crashed planes for a living and died of old age. I was in The Argosy once, years ago, 1997 or so. Hope to get in again one of these days, but NYC is a long way from here. Thanks again for helping me out with this. Best - Bob H.
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