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The Book of Hallowe'en By Ruth Edna Kelley, A.M.
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Better Days Books Illustrated Edition, filled with unique, vintage Halloween illustrations not to be found in any other edition of this title. A Vintage medley of spooky fascination and fun for... More > every grown-up who still thrills to the sight of carved pumpkins, straw witches and the eerie promise of a full, golden moon crowning a crisp October night! In Ruth Edna Kelley's THE BOOK OF HALLOWE'EN, you'll discover the roots of our modern Halloween holiday in the religious and cultural traditions of the ancient Celts, Irish, Scots, Welsh, Britons, Germans and other Peoples of Old Europe, while also catching an enticing firsthand glimpse of how the holiday was enjoyed during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, in both Europe and America. Filled with Halloween poems, games and tried and true ancient methods for divining the future (especially for discovering the identity of one's future spouse!), THE BOOK OF HALLOWE'EN opens a captivating window onto the past of one of today's most beloved holidays.< Less
Reality or Delusion? : A Victorian Gothic Ghost Tale By Mrs. Henry Wood
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A classic 19th-century Victorian supernatural short story regarding a haunting, said to be based on a real-life ghost / poltergeist encounter. Mrs. Henry Wood was the popular English novelist also... More > known as Ellen Wood.< Less
Games for Hallow-e'en By Mary F. Blain
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Hallow-e'en or Hallow-Even is the last night of October, being the eve or vigil of All-Hallow's or All Saint's Day, and no holiday in all the year is so informal or so marked by fun both for... More > grown-ups as well as children as this one. On this night there should be nothing but laughter, fun and mystery. It is the night when Fairies dance, Ghosts, Witches, Devils and mischief-making Elves wander around. It is the night when all sorts of charms and spells are invoked for prying into the future by all young folks and sometimes by folks who are not young... -- From the Introduction First published in 1912, this vintage holiday classic is packed with ideas and activities guaranteed to make your Victorian-themed Halloween gathering the most authentic, impressive and talked about party of the year! Includes instructions for more than 60 traditional Halloween games, plus dozens of riddles, party game "forfeits" and more!< Less
Games for Hallow-e'en By Mary F. Blain
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Hallow-e'en or Hallow-Even is the last night of October, being the eve or vigil of All-Hallow's or All Saint's Day, and no holiday in all the year is so informal or so marked by fun both for... More > grown-ups as well as children as this one. On this night there should be nothing but laughter, fun and mystery. It is the night when Fairies dance, Ghosts, Witches, Devils and mischief-making Elves wander around. It is the night when all sorts of charms and spells are invoked for prying into the future by all young folks and sometimes by folks who are not young... -- From the Introduction First published in 1912, this vintage holiday classic is packed with ideas and activities guaranteed to make your Victorian-themed Halloween gathering the most authentic, impressive and talked about party of the year! Includes instructions for more than 60 traditional Halloween games, plus dozens of riddles, party game "forfeits" and more!< Less
Ghoulish Girls: A Halloween Paper Doll By Julie Matthews
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Happy Halloween! Have a ghoulishly fun holiday with three paper dolls based on classic movie monsters - a vampire, monster, and witch. There are 10 full-color pages of outfits featuring classic... More > Halloween costumes. There's a steampunk inspired vampire, a mad scientist monster, a Victorian inspired ghost and much more. There are also three pages of black & white coloring pages - including a bonus doll to color! A great paper doll to cut out or add to your collection - or both!< Less
The Better Days Books Vintage Halloween Reader By Better Days Books
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Rediscover Halloween – the way it was meant to be! This one of a kind anthology of vintage Halloween history, superstition, facts and fun brings together two complete classic volumes - The Book... More > of Halloween (1919) and Games For Halloween (1912) – along with more than 40 articles, reminiscences, stories, poems, and even sheet music, all published between the 1840s and the early 1920s, and all revealing and reveling in the spirit of Halloween as it was understood and celebrated in Europe and America during the 19th and early 20th Centuries. With more than 300 pages of text and nearly 100 vintage Halloween illustrations, The Better Days Books Vintage Halloween Reader is the most comprehensive, informative, fun and heartwarmingly nostalgic Halloween reference ever compiled.< Less
The Better Days Books Vintage Halloween Reader By Various Authors
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Rediscover Halloween – the way it was meant to be! This one of a kind anthology of vintage Halloween history, superstition, facts and fun brings together two complete classic volumes - The Book... More > of Halloween (1919) and Games For Halloween (1912) – along with more than 40 articles, reminiscences, stories, poems, and even sheet music, all published between the 1840s and the early 1920s, and all revealing and reveling in the spirit of Halloween as it was understood and celebrated in Europe and America during the 19th and early 20th Centuries. With more than 300 pages of text and nearly 100 vintage Halloween illustrations, THE BETTER DAYS BOOKS VINTAGE HALLOWEEN READER is the most comprehensive, informative, fun and heartwarmingly nostalgic Halloween reference ever compiled.< Less
The Murderers' Guide to Etiquette: The Dinner Party By M.E. Robertson-Hoon
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Is this a chamber of horrors? Is it Halloween or is a mystery waiting to be solved?
The Secret of Cold Springs By Elizabeth Owen
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The youngest of three teenage sisters, Nora Charles is used to being the brunt of their teasing, but that doesn’t stop her from making tenacious plans to travel the world, write books and ride... More > elephants. After the death of their father, the Charles women seek to make a new start in a new town. Cold Springs is a historic village, its rainbow-hued gingerbread houses clinging to the side of the mountain. Nora and her sisters soon discover that this quaint town has a dark and disturbing history. It’s up to the Charles sisters to save a new friend and discover the dangerous secret behind a mysterious group of women. This tale unfolds amid winding Victorian streets, jack-0-lantern filled shops and hidden passageways. The girls humorously bicker their way through the most dangerous adventure of their lives, only to come face to face with the irrepressible bonds of sisterhood.< Less
Macabre Postcard Peepshow - (Vintage Photo Ebook / Slideshow Album) By FishesEye Publishing
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A visual horror picture book for all fans of things macabre. Sometimes spooky, ghoulish, Gothic, an occasional sexy frisson.... not for the squeamish! A digital anthology of dozens of vintage photos... More > and old postcards plus contemporary photo art images: gargoyles and gravestones, punishments, cannibals and savages, Victorian cemeteries, medieval catacombs, ossuaries, scarification, shrunken heads, gibbets and Egyptian mummies... A Pandora's Box of nasty, creepy things, in PDF ebook format, to open if you dare! Unusual, portable entertainment for spare moments on your computer screen. For all horror and curio buffs. In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. Includes samples from our sister titles. Explore the Dark Side tonight...Ideal Halloween gift or icebreaker! ** NEW improved and extended version with loads more photos, January 2008!! **< Less