Christmas — December 1, 2012 at 12:01 am

“The Games of Christmas, Images of Christmas Past” Book

The Games of Christmas, Images of Christmas Past Book
The Games of Christmas, Images of Christmas Past Book
“The Games of Christmas, Images of Christmas Past” Book
Sharon Haydon, Author
Steven Holderman, Graphic Design

THINK OF A VICTORIAN or early American Christmas as just ornaments and Christmas trees? From the mid 1800s through the 1930s, it also includes some of the most spectacular imagery of Christmas and Santa Claus in games, puzzles, and blocks. Most people have not seen these old games and this book showcases their wonderful lithography in a format suitable for display at Christmas.

Christmas games from this time period are rare and highly sought by collectors. Included are descriptions of each of the games with publication dates. “Collector’s Notes” highlight little known facts of individual games to guide collectors in their pursuits.

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