Christmas an American Annual of Christmas Literature & Art 1979 edited by Randolph E. Haugan vol.49 Augsburg Publishing House

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Immerse yourself in the festive spirit with Christmas: An American Annual of Christmas Literature & Art (1979). Edited by Randolph E. Haugan, this cherished anthology captures the essence of the holiday season through a delightful collection of short stories, poems, essays, and artwork.

This annual publication celebrates Christmas with a blend of traditional and contemporary contributions, making it a perfect addition to your holiday traditions.


  • Title: Christmas: An American Annual of Christmas Literature & Art
  • Editor: Randolph E. Haugan
  • Publication Date: 1979
  • Publisher: Augsburg Publishing House
  • Format: Softcover
  • Pages: 63
  • Dimensions: 14 x 10 inches
  • ISBN-10: 0806689544
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Writing in pen and smudge on the first page (check photos for specifics)

About the Anthology:

This 1979 edition of the annual anthology features a rich collection of:

  • Short Stories, Poems, and Essays: Celebrate themes of generosity, family, faith, and the joy of the season.
  • Artwork: Vibrant illustrations, including prints, paintings, and photographs depicting Christmas scenes, nativity depictions, and winter landscapes.
  • Historical Pieces: Articles exploring the history and traditions of Christmas, offering readers a deeper understanding of holiday customs.
  • Music and Carols: Lyrics and stories behind famous Christmas carols and hymns, sometimes accompanied by musical scores.

A Legacy of Holiday Cheer:

This anthology serves as a time capsule for Christmas traditions, preserving how people have celebrated the holiday over the years. It reflects changing social and cultural attitudes while maintaining a strong tie to tradition. Whether for personal enjoyment, family tradition, or as a collectible, this annual continues to bring joy and festive cheer to readers.

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