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Bäume leuchtend, Bäume blendend ' Historischer Christbaumschmuck '

Wolfram Metzger, Jutta Tremmel-Endres: Bäume leuchtend, Bäume blendend

' Historischer Christbaumschmuck '

A wonderful and informative book about an exhibition of the history of antique Christmas ornaments with many pictures of the different kinds of ornaments such as glass, cotton, Dresden cardboard, Gablonz,  patriotic ornaments etc.

Measurement: 9 5/8 " x 8 1/8 "

Age: published 1996, out of prrint

Condition: very good, used copy

Judith Breuer/ Rita Breuer : Von wegen 'Heilige Nacht'

Von wegen Heilige Nacht! Das Weihnachtsfest in der politischen Propaganda

A very worth reading book about  the misuse of Christmas in the propaganda of the WWI and WWII  in Germany.

Christmas in the time of National Socialism is an important part of this book.

Measurement: 10 " x 8 ", 217 pages, many pictures, in German language

Age: publishes 2000 ( out of print ) 

Condition: good with minor wear due to usage

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Eva Stille: Christbaumschmuck

The second book written by Eva Stille with a lot of information concerning antique Christmas ornaments and the tradition to decorate the Christmas tree.

Measurement: approx 8 1/2 " x 8 ", 206 pages, 537 pics

Alter: published 1979, out of print

Condition: used copy in very good condtion

Das ABC des Luxuspapiers

' Das ABC des Luxuspapiers ' gives a summery overview of the major field of ephemera and antique items made of paper and cardboard.

Measurement: approx 9 1/21 " x 6 3/4 "

Age: published 1983, out of print

Condition: used copy, clean and good condition

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Weihnachtszeit

A very nice book about an exhibition of antique christmas items

Measurement: 12 " x 9 1/2", 224 pages

Age:  Bayerisches Nationalmuseum 2000/2001

Condition: used copy, clean and in very good condition

 

 

Robert Merck: Deck the Halls

A wonderful book about the fantastic collection of Bob Merck.

Here you can find the ornaments made of glass, cotton, Dresden cardboard, bisque porcelain´, but also Belsnickles, light bulbs, scraps or Christmas themed toys.

Measurement: 9 1/2 " x 9 1/2 "

Age: published 1992, out of print

Condition: used, in good condition

John Lightner: Christmas Rarities

Very rare collector's book with 1500 pictures of the rarest glass ornaments, with price guide

Measurement: 11 " x 8 5 /8"

Age: published 2007, out of print

Condition: good condition with normal wear due to usage, some handwritten comments

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Eva Stille: Alter Christbaumschmuck

The first book written by Eva Stille about the history of the Christmas Tree and the different materials of Christmas ornaments

Measurement: 9 " x 6 1/2 "

out of print since many years

Condition: good with normal wear due it's usage

 

Manfred Klauda: Die Geschichte des Weihnachtsbaumes

Manfred Klauda's book ' Die Geschichte des Weihnachtsbaumes ' offers a good overview on the history of the Christmas tree and all types of Christmas ornaments.

Measurement: 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 ", 66 pages

Age: published 1993, out of print

Condition: very good

Bob Brenner: Christmas Revisited

Collector book by Bob Brenner to the following issues: antique Christmas ornaments made of glass, paper, cardboard, tinsel, cotton, snow babies, Chrismtas cards, candy containers, hinged cards etc.

Measurement: 11 " x 8 3/8 "

Age: published 1986

Condition: good with normal wear due it's age and usage

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