THE HISTORY OF THE CHRISTMAS CARD.

Buday, George

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First published in 1954, this is the 1964 printing, 304 pages with 200 illustrations, 27 in color. "The Christmas card is a relatively modern invention. The first one was printed in 1843 and it was not long before a thriving and highly profitable industry emerged. This full length history of the Christmas card describes and illustrated the way this form of greeting has changed in the course of a little over a century. It has been affected by historical events, new changing fashions and shifting values." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE HISTORY OF THE CHRISTMAS CARD.
Publisher: Spring Books:
Publication Date: 1964
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine-

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Book Description Detroit, MI: Tower Books, 1971., 1971. Ex-library copy. Reprint (first published 1954). xxiv, 304 pages. Hardcover: H 22.25cm x L 14.25cm. No dust jacket. Dark blue cloth, library shelf sticker affixed near spine heel. Top corner of front free endpaper clipped; library stamps and marks on ffep, half-title, and title page. Interior leaves are otherwise quite clean and binding remains fairly crisp. With foldout frontispiece, Preface, Introduction, b/w illustrations, Bibliography, Appendices ("A List of Artists and Designers;" "A List of Old Christmas Card Sentiment Writers;" "A List of Christmas Card Publishers"), and Index. In-depth examination of the origins and historical development of the Christmas card with a particular focus upon Victorian and Edwardian period designs. Features 19 chapters including "The Valentine and Its Effect on Christmas Cards," "Christmas Letters and the Postcard," "Old Christmas Card Makers and Creators," "Christmas Cards of Children," "Women on Christmas Cards," "Christmas Cards for Children," "Comic, Animated and Mechanical Trick Cards," "Religious Christmas Cards," "Political Christmas Cards," "Wartime Christmas Cards," and "Sentiments and Their Writers.". Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-02862

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