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Description - Greetings from Virginia Beach by James Tigner

The 220 beautiful postcards provide a nostalgic look at the Virginia Beach of yesterday, while 89 vibrant, color photos show the town today. Learn how Virginia Beach got its start and see the early boardwalk. Take a grand tour chronicling the changes, from its beginnings in 1878, when only the Seatack Lifesaving Station inhabited the shore, to the present day. View the Norwegian Lady statue of yesteryear and today, stroll the boardwalk through the decades, and compare today's Coast Guard Station to the early Seatack station. Also provided is a short history of postcards and their values. This book is perfect for all who love life on a beach.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764329999
ISBN-10: 0764329995
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 279mm x 18mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Tigner

James Tigner is a collectibles dealer specializing in postcards, paper memorabilia, ephemera, and postal history. He has also four other books for Schiffer Publishing and lives in southern Pennsylvania.

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