Halloween, an American holiday and tradition, is a night of magic, romance, and fun. The simple items that have been used over the years for Halloween decoration or entertainment have become coveted and collectible nostalgia, and a wonderful assortment is featured here in over 600 exciting color photos. Separate chapters highlight noise makers for scaring away ghouls and ghosts, Winsch Publishing postcards, arcade machines and mechanical figures, table decorations for that perfect Halloween party, folk art, fortune telling games, and much more. Those who wax poetic over a full harvest moon or find their dreams cloaked in orange and green will revel in the color and fantasy found within the pages of this festive book. The author provides values for all items, tips for what to include in a Halloween collection, and helpful hints for researching and documenting information.
Pamela Apkarian-Russell has been a collector, researcher, and noted authority on Halloween for thirty years. This is her third book for Schiffer Publishing.