Lot 1147: Clement Moore THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS 1888 Antique Children's Literature Chromolithographs
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Night Before Christmas or a Visit of St. Nicholas
Author: Clement Moore - Clement Clarke Moore was an American Professor of Oriental and Greek Literature, as well as Divinity and Biblical Learning, at the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in New York City. Located on land donated by the "Bard of Chelsea" himself, the seminary still stands today on Ninth Avenue between 20th and 21st Streets, in an area known as Chelsea Square. Moore's connection with that institution continued for over twenty-five years. He is the author of the yuletide poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", which later became famous as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas".
Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.
City: New York
Binding Style: Other - see description
Width: 10" Height: 12"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume, in flexible paper-covered boards with pictorial designs, has separating boards. The exterior displays moisture marking and loss to the fore edge and fore corners. Moisture markings continue in the volume's interior, which is illustrated with chromolithographs throughout.
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