The historical importance, makers, materials, and rarity of Christmas trees, decorations, and ornaments of all kinds are discussed in detail, including glass ornaments, all types of lighting from candles to electricity, cotton and paper ornaments, and Dresdens. All the major manufacturers are identified and much personal information is given about the families that developed the Christmas ornament industry into big business internationally. Christmas Past includes beautiful colour pictures of extremely rare, exquisite glass balls and figurals and early electric lamps.
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(215mm x 280mm x 19mm)
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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