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A Visit From St. Nicholas
A Visit From St. Nicholas

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Product Code: 052

Miniature accordion fold books were very common and inexpensive children's items in the mid-19th century. This one features the classic Christmas story  "A Visit From St. Nicholas" also known as " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas".  This 1860's copy was originally published by Louis Prang of Boston, and it was popular all over the country.  They measure barely larger than a playing card and include an 11-page story inside complete with hand-colored illustrations.  To learn more about the civil war origins of Santa Claus check out the episode of Civil War Digital Digest below, which features one of our books.