Krampus: The Devil of Christmas

Krampus: The Devil of Christmas

by Monte Beauchamp

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Overview

"...an arresting terror!" -- Rick Kogan; Chicago Tribune Magazine

With an ADDITIONAL 32 pages, superior printing, and a secure HARDCOVER
binding, KRAMPUS: The Devil of Christmas picks up where the softcover edition of The Devil in Design leaves off.

In the early Christmas traditions of Europe, the Krampus was St. Nicholas' dark servant-a hairy, horned, supernatural beast whose pointed ears and long slithering tongue gave misbehavers the creeps! Whereas St. Nicholas would reward children who'd been good all year, those that had behaved badly were visited by the Krampus.

This NEW and IMPROVED edition includes an introduction, a historical survey of the character, and over 180 lavish pre-World War 1 Krampus postcards.

KRAMPUS: The Devil of Christmas is a lush, hair-raising collection guaranteed to give even Stephen King the creeps!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780867197471
Publisher: Last Gasp of San Francisco
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Monte Beauchamp is founder, editor and designer of BLAB!/Blab World. His work has appeared in Communication Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators Annual, Print, Graphis, and SPD. He has served as a juror for American Illustration and The Society of Illustrators, and has received numerous advertising and design awards, including five New York Festival Awards for excellence in print and television communications. Since 2005, Monte has curated five BLAB! Gallery shows and five BLAB! Museum Retrospectives.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The print quality of the book is rich and exceptional. The format also is very handy. If you are a folklore fun of Krampus it's sure you will love it as i did!