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Postwar Pop: Memorabilia of the Mid-20th Century by Donald-Brian Johnson, Leslie Pina

Postwar Pop: Memorabilia of the Mid-20th Century by Donald-Brian Johnson, Leslie Pina

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Covers a wide range of pop collectibles categories, from government war propaganda posters to kitchsy ceramic collectibles and much more of those hard-to-define categories of collecting that sell so well even in today's economy.

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Pop culture collectibles from post-World War I and II (1920s-1960s) are brought to life again in this new reference guide. Relive the days of novelty "must-haves," including Hallmark paper dolls, holiday ephemera, and Vogue picture records. See the impact ceramists Marc Bellaire, Howard Pierce, and Hedi Schoop had in their time and today. Get nostalgic while viewing early TV Guides featuring "I Love Lucy" and Liberace. Take a walk down memory lane with movie magazines promoting such iconic stars as Shirley Temple and Ava Gardner. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at such of-their-times phenomena as "antique walks," and vaudeville. With 682 images, this invigorating exploration of the tastes that shaped an era is sure to make you smile. This reference book is an essential for lovers of American popular culture, historians, and collectors.

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  • Postwar Pop: Memorabilia of the Mid-20th Century

    Donald-Brian Johnson, Leslie Pina


  • Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket

    Copyright: 2011

    Pages: 240

    Size: 8.88 x 11.38 in.

    Condition: New

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