Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Hundreds of color photos on heavy glossy paper. Very nice volume.
From the first reference to a valentine card in 1625 to modern times, Valentine Treasury - A Century of Valentine Cards celebrates sentimental charm, wit, and romance over the decades in America's valentines. Page after page of colorful valentines ranging from elaborately decorated Victorian pull-downs to simple ones exchanged by schoolchildren in the 60s and 70s are displayed in over 560 spectacular color photographs. European origins as well as American traditions, celebration and card sending customs, card designs and themes, artists and manufacturers from Howland, Whitney, Prang, to Gibson, Hallmark, and American Greetings are included. Anyone who has ever sent or received a valentine will enjoy this fascinating book.
Title: Valentine Treasury: A Century of Valentine Cards
ISBN Number: 0764301950
Location Published: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997
Binding: Oversize Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good
Categories: Antiques and Collecting, Media, Holidays
Seller ID: 127749