Halloween in America: A Collector's Guide with Prices

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Schiffer Pub., 1995 - Antiques & Collectibles - 208 pages
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.

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About the author (1995)

Stuart Schneider is an attorney in Englewood, New Jersey who has collected Halloween remembrances for many years. He has also written Halleys Comet - Memories of 1910, Collecting the Space Race, Fountain Pens and Pencils - the Golden Age of Writing Instruments, The Illustrated Guide to Antique Writing Instruments, and The Book of Fountain Pens and Pencils.

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