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Deck the Halls: Treasures of Christmas Past

Merck, Robert M.

ISBN 10: 1558592679 / ISBN 13: 9781558592674
Published by Abbeville Press, New York, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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green endpapers; price-intact pictorial dustjacket with same design on pictorial laminated boards; illustrated on every page by full-colour photographs; "A host of wonderful Christmas memories are recreated for the mind's eye in this beautiful book through imaginative photography and design with a glorious assortment of Santa Clauses in every form, and delicate blown-glass tree ornaments, table decorations, puzzles and games, myriad figural light bulbs, candy containers of all shapes, Christmas stockings, books, toys - and everything you ever dreamed about on Christmas Eve while fighting sleep to catch a glimpse of Santa. This very attractive book will definitely stimulate warm memories of the excitement and happiness of long-ago Christmases through its beautiful displays of the very best in Christmas collectibles; the first book on antique Christmas decorations for the general public rather than the dedicated collector." as-new condition; 96 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Photo's. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Christmas Decorations; Toys; Christmas; Holidays & Special Occasions. ISBN: 1558592679. ISBN/EAN: 9781558592674. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: TQS00009. Bookseller Inventory # TQS00009

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Title: Deck the Halls: Treasures of Christmas Past

Publisher: Abbeville Press, New York

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Laminated Boards

Illustrator: Photo's

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Hundreds of full-color photographs capture a festive assortment of Santas, tree ornaments, table decorations, figural light bulbs, storybooks, stockings, toys, and many other collectibles, the delight of grown children everywhere.

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Angels and Santas, lights and ribbons, stockings and snowmen--to those who think Christmas is the most magical time of all, this small, attractive coffee-table book will be a source of pure delight. Antique buffs, ornament collectors, and older folks who remember what tree ornaments used to look like will enjoy the clear, detailed close-ups of ornaments handcrafted in Germany. This is the perfect picture book to peruse just before settling down for a long winter's nap.

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