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CLEMENT MOORE
1902 DENSLOW'S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, SCARCE CLOTH/COLOR PICTORIAL FORMAT FIRST
NEW YORK: DILLINGHAM. 1902 DENSLOW'S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, SCARCE CLOTH/COLOR PICTORIAL FORMAT FIRST *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 SHIPPING! This is an ORIGINAL 115+ YEAR OLD RARE ANTIQUE FIRST EDITION / SECOND STATE Volume of Clement Moore's "A Visit From St. Nicholas", immortalized as only the Original Wonderful Wizard of OZ Illustrator could do! FIRST EDITION, FIRST CLOTH VERSION (Referenced in the archives as FIRST EDITION / SECOND STATE, (done the same month/year as the First Red Painted Cover Printing). As to why the change, I have my own theory. From extensive experience, Finding one of the Heavily inked all Red Wraparound Cover Examples in Nice Condition of the First State is NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. It seems likely that Denslow (as well as booksellers/buyers) complained about the almost immediate & universal Spine/Edge chipping that occurred with very little wear/time! __________________________ Thus, the Cloth Version was born! I also prefer it...it is a much more professionally produced book, and even the modern reproductions are of this version, not the "Red" Book. >>>>>>>>>>> They were both published by DILLINGHAM, Copyrighted in 1902 with 1902 on the Title Page, "Published in September, 1902 on the copyright page) and having the same Color Illustrated end papers. Other than the covers, they are IDENTICAL. Thus, Still Considered FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. NOTE: ALL IMAGES ARE FROM THIS VERY BOOK!! … [Click Below for Full Description]
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