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Title:
Christmas and Christmas lore
Author:
Crippen, T. G. (Thomas George)
Publication Information:
Detroit : Omnigraphics, 1990.
Physical Description:
viii, 223 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Reprint. Originally published: London : Blackie, 1923.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781558888609
Format :
Book

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Central Library GT4985 .C7 1990 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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A facsimile reprint of the 1923 edition. A delightful survey of customs and lore, both religious and secular, relating to Christmas. Discusses origins, the development in various countries, and modern survivals of such elements as carols, trees, cards, the yule log, Plough Monday, and Candlemass. No bibliography. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


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