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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Clement C. Moore. The Night Before Christmas. London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1931. First Rackham edition, English issue, limited to 275 copies, of which this is number 139, from a total limitation of 550; signed by the illustrator. Octavo (9 x 5.75 inches; 230 x 145 mm.). 35, [3] pages. With four full-color plates inserted. Publisher's limp vellum, front board lettered in gilt, pictorial endleaves. Original glassine. Original slipcase with printed label. Binding very slightly wrinkled; some wrinkling to endleaves. Glassine toned, chipped, with several tears. Slipcase with minor rubbing and thumbsoiling. Near fine. Riall p. 174. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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