These unique full-color books capture the events and emotions of times gone by through beautiful postcard images, personal messages, and captivating text. Each book is designed to bring alive not only the sights of the last century, but also the sentiments—whether those of a young actress telling her family that she’s landed a job with Rudy Vallee’s revue, or of an army corporal letting his friend know that he’ll be discharged by Christmas 1941. Perfect as mementos, pictorial histories, and gifts, the Postcards From . . . Series transports you back in time, allowing you to explore the events, places, and people that have enriched our country and our culture.
"Fun . . . includes fascinating information regarding how the idea of Santa Claus developed, how other holiday traditions started, and much more. There is also a lot of fun trivia as well, such as the name of Santa Claus in other languages and a list of Santa Claus-related movies . . . a really entertaining read that would be the perfect addition to anyone's holiday season."—Says Me Says Mom (blog) - Jeryl Marcus
Robert C. Hoffman is a professional antiques dealer specializing in vintage posters. For over thirty-five years, he has amassed fascinating images of Santa Claus. Numerous pieces from his beautiful collection have appeared on television and been featured in antique expositions and exhibits.