The Story of Royal Copenhagen Christmas Plates
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The Story of Royal Copenhagen Christmas Plates by Pat Owen. Published by Viking Import House Inc, Ft Lauderdale, FL, 1961 to 1969. 1st Edition. 3-Hole Binder. No DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Chipped DJ. 144 Pgs. ISBN 0911576010. LCCN 61-14905. Foreword by Kaj Buchardt, Director in Royal Copenhagen Porcelain manufactory. The most comprehensive publication to date on the subject. This book contains a photographs and story of each plate, starting with the first one make in 1908. It also recounts the legend of Christmas Plates. Included is a short history of the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory, it tells the story of the company from its beginning. A map of Denmark helps the reader locate places referred to in the text. Also ''The 1000 Years History of Denmark'' gives much information on the history of one of the world's most interesting little countries. The book is loose-leafed so that an additional page may be added each year as the new plate become available. Published 1961, pages on Christmas Plates are through 1970. Description text copyright 2006 BooksForComfort. Item ID 12407. Seller Inventory # 12407
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Title: The Story of Royal Copenhagen Christmas ...
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition.
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Royal Copenhagen Christmas Plates have been delighting collectors the world over for more than half a century. The beginnings of this happy tradition are lost in the mists of Danish antiquity but the custom of giving Christmas plates seems to have originated in early feudal times when the lord of the manor presented plates filled with goodies to his serfs. Today, of course, Royal Copenhagen Christmas Plates are welcome gifts at any time of the year with many collectors striving to acquire complete sets. Each plate, from the beginning in 1908, is pictured in this book along with an interesting and informative description. This is a really valuable book for any collector or anyone interested in Royal Copenhagen Christmas Plates.
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