New York London Toronto Sydney Tokyo Singapore: Summit Books, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. 4to, red quarter cloth with silver lettering over olive green boards with blind-stamped snowflakes, with an introduction and notes by Martin Gardner, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) by Julie Metz, profusely illustrated with early Christmas B&W and half-tone decorative motifs, green endpapers, 253 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #2407
Martin Gardner is the expert of experts on many intellectual and scientific issues and puzzlements. This edition reproduces Clement Moore's ballad, as well as parodies, satires, ethnic offshoots, sequels, and numerous early illustrations.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION! A fun compendium! Just the book for Christmas!