Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 220

Price Realized: $ 5,200
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
MOORE, CLEMENT C. Poems. 8vo, modern 1/2 half purple calf; fore-edges and corners of preliminary leaves and terminal blanks brittle, with short closed tears and small nicks, scattered mostly minor foxing. First edition, presentation copy, signed and inscribed in the year of publication on the half-title: "To the Rev. Dr. Ogilby, / with the best respects / of the author. / Oct. 1844." Includes author's hand-inked one line errata on the half-title verso: "Page 58 - L. 13 - for "autumal" read "autumnal." The first printing in book form of "A Visit From St. Nick," commonly known as ''Twas the Night Before Christmas." BAL 14348. New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1844