God Jul: A Swedish Christmas
Dimensions: 9 x 10 inches
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The charm, warmth, and beauty of a Swedish Christmas is captured in this remarkable collection of three hundred colorful, fun, and historic postcards dating back to the 1800s.
Each postcard reveals the magic behind Christmas and of Scandinavian tradition and folklore. Here, gnomish elves meet Santa, and children play with angels. With traditional postcards from renowned artists such as Jenny Nystrom, Elsa Beeskow, and Aina Stenberg, accompanied by explanations of the cultural and historical past, God Jul will make everyone a little bit Swedish.
Anders Neumuller is the editor of Scandinavian and Swedish Press magazines and the author of ten books. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.