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Halloween has not always been the occasion for confections, costumes, and cunning tricks that it is today. Halloween: Romantic Art and Customs of Yesteryear Postcard Book is a colorful and exciting celebration of Halloween past. The postcard book artfully blends narrative and old-fashioned images of vintage ephemera and fanciful illustrations. Postcards.
Raggedy Ann has been America’s favorite rag doll since 1918, when children’s author Johnny Gruelle introduced her in Raggedy Ann Stories. Her brother Raggedy Andy followed her in Raggedy Andy Stories in 1920. Actual Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls were sold along with the books they starred in, and the two have permanently featured in the public consciousness ever since. The doll siblings have appeared in many cartoon shorts and even their own television series.
Stanton Hall, the headquarters for the world-famous annual Natchez Pilgrimage, and Texada, a brick building that has served as everything from a tavern to a town meeting hall, are but two of the architectural marvels presented in this keepsake. Postcards.
This sixth volume in the Majesty series promises to thrill would-be photographers who dream of preserving the stately images of this classic city on film. A full-color collection of striking interiors and exteriors that can fit easily in a backpack, purse, or briefcase, The Majesty of Savannah is the only photographic collection of the city in its size and price range. Postcards.
Selected from the book by the same title, these framing-quality images evoke the multi-layered architectural history of the five-mile stretch of New Orleans that encompasses a century of architectural styles, including intricate Queen Ann houses, stately Italianate and Richardsonian mansions, and more. Postcards.
Compiled from Kerri McCaffety's companion volume, The Majesty of the French Quarter ($35.00), the striking images that grace these postcards and notecards include such familiar sights as St. Louis Cathedral and Antoine's restaurant, as well as rare glimpses of hidden courtyards and secluded interiors. Postcards.
In his final work, critically acclaimed photographer Paul Malone visits forty-three picturesque landmarks of the Garden District. With historical text provided by his wife, Lee Malone, The Majesty of the Garden District displays these remarkable homes inside and out, with an emphasis on the gracefully decorated interiors. These brilliant full-color photographs capture the history, design, and grandeur of this New Orleans neighborhood. Postcards.
This collection contains dazzling examples of original costume designs as rendered in watercolor and lithographs—most of them reproduced here for the first time. These high-quality, color reproductions are suitable for framing. The Mardi Gras Treasures Series celebrates the artists and artisans of New Orleans Carnival who often toiled in anonymity. Though much of their executed designs has been lost, the designs themselves represent significant artistry and are collected in this series with a book and companion notecard and postcard packages covering various aspects of this exuberant celebration of the beginning of Lent.
Perfect for sharing Mardi Gras with friends and family or for inviting them to Carnival, these postcards reproduce invitations of the Golden Age (1870-1930). Selected from the pages of the upcoming volume Mardi Gras Treasures: Invitations of the Golden Age, the images that grace these postcards extend invitations to visit the glorious past of New Orleans, which was ablaze with fantastic, torch-lit processions and opulent tableau balls.
This collection contains stunning examples of royal jewelry of the golden age of Mardi Gras (1870-1930). These high-quality color reproductions are suitable for framing. 16 color postcards. 6 x 4.
Ornate statues and raised tombs make New Orleans’ cities of the dead a phenomenal sight that draws thousands of tourists every year. The striking images in the New Orleans Cemeteries Postcard Book capture the beauty and magic of these historic New Orleans treasures. Postcards.
Casual collectors and Johnny Gruelle fanatics alike will love these postcards, which contain several previously unpublished images and show some of the rarest merchandise known to exist. Postcard book.
Now the serene twilight cityscapes, intimate interiors, and even the Yellow House (the first home in Seaside) are presented to you in this dazzling collection of thirty postcards. By flipping through this artistically photographed assortment, it is easy to see all of the elements that make Seaside the small town that has influenced architecture throughout the world. Postcards.
Wild Asian Birds Postcard Book includes the work of some of the world’s top photographers. This is a remarkable and timely tribute to the birds of this seldom-photographed continent. Postcards.
Wild Asian Primates Postcard Book includes the work of some of the world’s top wildlife photographers. This is a remarkable and timely tribute to the primates of this seldom-photographed continent. Postcards.
Ideal for sending a thoughtful message to family and friends, these postcards are reminiscent of the simple charm of the warm Southern countryside. The book includes thirty postcards in color, complete with the common and scientific names of the flowers on the back.
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