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Halloween in America: A Collector's Guide with Prices (Schiffer Book for Collectors)by Stuart Schneider
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Halloween is quickly becoming the most popular holiday in America. Next to Christmas, more money is spent on Halloween decorations and novelties than on any other holiday. This wonderful book has been credited with inspiring the Halloween collecting craze, giving its devotees a chance to celebrate the holiday all year round! In addition to color photography and a brand new price guide, there is also a lot of fascinating insight into Halloween. Most people are familiar with the symbols Ghosts, Jack O'lanterns, Witches, Bats, Skeletons and Black Cats but few know about Halloween's past. Why does it exist? What is the origin of trick-or-treating? Why does it fall on October 31st? Through these pages you will experience Halloween celebrations of the past, and take a look at Halloween today.
For collectors, this is a treasure trove of memorabilia, the largest ever published. It is illustrated in beautiful color and includes newly updated prices for reference.
Halloween symbols are popular--Ghosts, Jack O'lanterns, Witches, Bats, Skeletons and Black Cats--but few know about Halloween's past. Learn about former Halloween celebrations and take a look at Halloween today. For collectors, this is a treasure trove of memorabilia, the largest ever published. Includes newly revised prices!
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
About the Author
Stuart Schneider is an attorney in Englewood, New Jersey, who has collected space items for over 30 years. Mr. Schneider has also written Halleys Comet Memories of 1910, Collecting the Space Race, Fountans Pens and Pencils The Golden Age of Writing Instruments, and The Book of Fountain Pens and Pencils.
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