A Christmas Blessing

A Christmas Blessing



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A Christmas Blessing by Welleran Poltarnees, Welleran Poltarness

Some of the subjects celebrated in At Christmas Blessing are: the giving and receiving of gifts, carols and carolers, tree and house decoration, bells and candles, family and friends, children's hopes and joys, winter, feasting and laughter. This blessing is illustrated from unusual sources — old postcards and calendars, book and magazine illustrations, and out-of-the-way paintings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781883211080
Publisher: Laughing Elephant
Publication date: 07/28/1996
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.06(w) x 11.54(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

WELLERAN POLTARNEES has a lifelong love of gardens. His first memory is falling out of his baby carriage and landing on a bed of odorous white flowers which not only kept him from injury, but made the experience a sensual delight. He collects books about, and pictures of, gardens — but there are few timeless things that he does not so honor. He uses a book called Great Gardens of the World as a guide whenever he travels, and, with the exception of the Boboli Gardens in Florence, which came highly recommended and which he found monotonous — the gardens have always refreshed him. His favorite time for gardens is night. His favorite garden music is Manuel De Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain", and his favorite garden poem is "The Garden" by Andrew Marvell.

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