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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Clement C. Moore. The Night Before Christmas. Philadelphia: [1931]. One of 275 copies signed by Rackham. Limited edition, number 184 of 275 numbered copies for America (out of a total edition of 550 copies) signed by Rackham. Octavo. [2, blank], 35, [2], [1, blank] pages. Four color plates (included in pagination) and seventeen drawings in black and white. Printed in red and black. Original limp vellum, lettered in gilt on front cover. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Pictorial endpapers in red and white. Spine toned, boards thumbsoiled and lightly rubbed. Endleaves toned and foxed. Previous owner's gift inscription on the half-title. Text somewhat foxed. Housed in the original publisher's slipcase. Slipcase split, soiled and worn. Overall, a very good copy. Latimore and Haskell, p. 66; Riall, p. 174.

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