'Twas the night before Christmas
MOORE, CLEMENT C.. “A Visit from St. Nicholas” in The New-York Book of Poetry
New York: Dearborn, 1837
Original brown cloth gilt. A little fading and light wear, light dampstain to a few leaves, some foxing. A near fine, unrestored copy, eminently suited for gift-giving.
FIRST BOOK PRINTING of this Christmas classic, which had previously been printed only in newspapers and almanacs.
This anthology comprises poetry of New York authors including Washington Irving and Clement Moore.