A Victorian Christmas: Sentiments and Sounds of a Bygone Era
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A Victorian Christmas: Sentiments and Sounds of a Bygone Era

by Lucinda Cockrell
     
 
An old-fashioned Christmas, packaged in beautiful illustrations and music.

The sights and sounds of Christmases past come to life in this beautiful gift book. With foil, embossing, and a rich, saturated four-color interior full of classic Victorian images, A Victorian Christmas is perfect as a gift eager for a coffee table to adorn with its winsome

Overview

An old-fashioned Christmas, packaged in beautiful illustrations and music.

The sights and sounds of Christmases past come to life in this beautiful gift book. With foil, embossing, and a rich, saturated four-color interior full of classic Victorian images, A Victorian Christmas is perfect as a gift eager for a coffee table to adorn with its winsome design. Inside, readers are greeted by inscriptions from postcards and Christmas cards, poems and prose from the early twentieth century, and the accompanying CD lends soft, simple Christmas songs performed by acclaimed mandolinist Butch Baladassari. The result is an experience of Christmas from a bygone era, a unique way to say "Merry Christmas."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781404105072
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Lucinda Poole Cockrell has worked in the history field since 1979 as a museum professional and archivist. She holds a B.S. in Historic Preservation from Middle Tennessee State University, an M.A. in Museum Education from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and is a Certified Archivist. Her collecting passion is vintage greeting postcards. She currently resides in Tennessee and Vermont with her husband and two Pomeranians, Rosie and Enkidu.

Butch Baldassari is respected and admired whether performing in bluegrass festivals or symphony halls. He has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, CBS This Morning, CNN, and Riders in the Sky Radio Theatre. Butch currently serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Mandolin at Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music. He also has his own successful record label, SoundArt Recordings.

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