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Title:
A visit from St. Nicholas
Title:
A visit from St. Nicholas
Publisher Info:
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1971.
Physical Description:
[24] pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.
General Note:
A facsimile of the 1848 edition.

Known under title: The night before Christmas.
Abstract:
Relates in verse the activities of the bearded old man who spends one night a year landing on rooftops and sliding down chimneys.

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Summary

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Relates in verse the activities of the bearded old man who spends one night a year landing on rooftops and sliding down chimneys.


Author Notes

Poet and Educator Clement Moore was born on July 15, 1770 in New York City, and was later educated at Columbia College.

Moore was a biblical scholar and professor at the Episcopal General Theological Seminary.

Moore is best known for his poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas", better known in more modern times as "Twas the Night Before Christmas". In 2013 this same title became a New York Times High Profile Title.

Clement Moore died in Newport, Rhode Island on July 10, 1863.

(Bowker Author Biography)