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Night before Christmas - DENSLOW, W. W.) MOORE, Clement C - 1902. 
New York: G. W. Dillingham Co. Publishers, 1902 - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in bright blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, multi-coloured pictorial onlay of Father Christmas and his eight reindeer to the front board, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, bright red endpapers with the originals bound in, gilt edges. Housed in a blue flat-back cloth box. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the verso of the half-title "To my friend Edna Browning Wilkins with sincere regards W. W. Denslow 1902" alongside which is the illustrator's mongoram and "Den" which he used to sign all of his work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
[Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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