Valentine Treasury: A Century of Valentine Cards

By: Brenner, Robert

Price: $34.25

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Condition: Very Good

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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.

Stock Description

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

Author: Brenner, Robert

ISBN Number: 0764301950

ISBN-13: 9780764301957

Location Published: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997

Binding: Oversize Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: XL

Categories: Antiques and Collecting, Media, Holidays

Seller ID: 127749