1932


Small color illustration. My guess is that it came from an old desk calendar.

Found in "When We Were Very Young" by A.A. Milne. Published by Dutton, 1925.

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Reading Is Fun


Bookmark advertising the 1979 Reading Is Fun Day, with help from Maurice Sendak's "Wild Things."

Found in "I Can Read with My Eyes Shut" by Dr. Seuss. Published by Random House, 1978.


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War Training

Certificate from Union College certifying completion of the Mathematics Applied to Radio Communication 1 program.

Found in "The Adams Family" by James Truslow Adams. Published by The Literary Guild, 1930.



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Rebecca Baron, who entered via email.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Children's Books - contest closed




Contest is now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Carry On


Trade card advertising Moline Plow Co., Moline IL.

Found in "All In It: K(1) Carries On" by Ian Hay. Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1917.
 


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The Light Fantastic

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers postcard, no writing on reverse. Copyright states 1962.

Found in "The Year Of Decision: 1846" by Bernard Devoto. Published by Little, Brown and Co., 1943.




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Smarter Folks


Souvenir bookmark from the Woodland Museum of Cooperstown, NY:

Some tear off a corner,
for they do not care,
Smarter folks will place me
as a bookmark there

Found in "Murder in the Cathedral" by T.S. Eliot. Published by Harcourt, Brace, 1935


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was ashleyglover_, who entered on Instagram.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: Ten Uncorrected Proofs - contest closed



Contest now closed, I will announce the winner shortly.

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