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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Clement C. Moore. The Night Before Christmas. Philadelphia: [1931]. First edition, U. S. issue, limited and signed.

    More Information: [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Clement C. Moore. The Night Before Christmas. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, [no date, 1931]. First edition, limited to 275 copies for America (out of a total edition of 550 copies), of which this is number 79, and signed by the illustrator. Octavo (9 x 5.75 inches; 228 x 148 mm.). [37], [1, blank] pages; four full-color illustrations inserted and seventeen in text black and white illustrations throughout; printed in black and red. Publisher's limp vellum, lettered in gilt on the front cover; color pictorial endleaves; original slipcase. Spine very lightly toned; very minor thumbsoiling to covers. Some wrinkling of endleaves and text. Slipcase chipped, split, soiled and worn. A near fine book in a good slipcase. Latimore and Haskell, p. 66.

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