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Howard Finster Personalized Book and Coffee Mug: "The Night Before Christmas," includes domestic shipping to USA only.


Acquired by me at Paradise Gardens at the memorable packed house book premier in late1996 at Paradise Gardens in Summerville, GA.

This is the 27th anniversary of its publication as well as the 100th anniversary of the anonymous poem published in 1823, later attributed to Clement Clarke Moore (1779–1863) in 1837.

Book: The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore and paintings by Howard Finster. Hardcover First Edition (stated), 1996 Turner Publishing. ISBN # 1-57036-358-7. Signed inside front cover end sheet by Howard Finster in black marker and signed a second time on bottom right title page in gold metallic marker w/guardian angel and PERSONALIZED: "To: Brent." Near Fine condition and near fine dust jacket.

Note: Do not purchase if there is an objection to personalized collectibles.

Ceramic Coffee Mug: The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore and paintings by Howard Finster. 1996 Turner Publishing. Coffee mug is signed in the most cool way, first name only: "Howard" by Howard Finster in gold metallic marker w/guardian angel, and includes original box. Mug: Mint. Box is fine condition. A rare collectible.

I met Howard at Paradise Gardens and at statewide art festivals approximately a dozen times. R.E.M filmed their video Radio Free Europe at Paradise Gardens—Howard makes a brief appearance near its conclusion.

Original owner; non-smoking household. 

Includes shipping, fully insured with signature verification, to USA only.

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