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CLEMENT MOORE
1869 VISIT Of St. NICHOLAS: FIRST NAST COLOR NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, McLOUGHLIN!
NEW YORK: McLoughlin. 1869 VISIT Of St. NICHOLAS: FIRST NAST COLOR NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, McLOUGHLIN! *I provide LAY AWAY Options on more expensive items, and will discuss payment types. If you have any questions, please contact me before you bid. ______________________________________ FREE U.S. PRIORITY MAIL SHIPPING! FIRST THOMAS NAST McLOUGHLIN "NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS" with Iconic SANTA CLAUS & HIS PIPE CIRCLED BY GREEN, FIRST PRINTING!! ORIGINAL "AUNT LOUISA'S BIG PICTURE BOOK", Complete with ORIGINAL Pictorial Wraps, Rear Title Listing states McLoughlin Bros., Publishers, 71 & 73 Duane St., N.Y. Interior contains 16 Total Printed/Illustrated pages (counting wraps), with pages printed on one side only (other than the inside covers having text), 6 pages of text and 6 BOLD COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS by the famous political satirist and Artist generally acclaimed as the "inventor" of the Modern SANTA CLAUS inspired by Nast's 1863 Harper's Weekly Cover of Santa Claus & his Sleigh delivering presents to Soldiers in their Camp. It is a VERY RARE BOOK in FIRST PRINTING, and not often found at all, much less COMPLETE!! While this is only a Fair Example, with numerous edge closed tear/chips, the FULL PAGE COLOR PLATES REMAIN in GOOD CONDITION. THE BOOK IS COMPLETE, BUT ONLY HELD TOGETHER BY ORIGINAL CENTER THREAD / VERY FRAGILE. TOP & BOTTOM 3" OF COVERS ARE SPLIT. FAIRLY CLEAN, WITH NO NAMES MARKS OR COLORING. REAR COVER HAS HAD SOME PRINT LOSS ON LEFT SIDE OF TITLES. NOT THE BEST EXAMPLE I'VE FOUND, BUT STILL A COLLECTIBLE EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT TO FIND "NIGHT BEFORE C … [Click Below for Full Description]
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