Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 201

Price Realized: $ 358
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 700
(MOORE, CLEMENT C.) Keene, John; Editor. "A Visit from St. Nicholas" [in] The Poets of America. Frontispiece, tinted additional title-page, and numerous illustrations by John Gadsby Chapman. 8vo, publisher's full green morocco stamped in gilt and blind, all edges gilt, edges and joints worn with exposure, joints rubbed, spine tips chipped; ownership inscriptions, scattered light to moderate foxing throughout. Scarce American gift book and the first illustrated appearance of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" in book form (pp. [102]-104). Keene was a well-known New York bookseller who edited another important annual, The Opal. Marshall 20. New York: S. Colman, 1840. [With:] The Evergreen, or Church Offering for all Seasons. Vol VI. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 morocco, soiling, extremities worn; scattered foxing and staining. Later appearance of "A Visit from Saint Nicholas" (pp. [353]-357) with vignette illustrations. NY, 1849. (2) NY, 1840; 1849