What Lies Beneath


On the surface, just an old copy of a Bobbsey Twins book. Nothing to see here, right?




Well then.

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Keep The Place




Christmas bookmark.

Found in "Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There" by Lewis Carroll. Published by Mershon, no date listed


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Paper Moon



Paper dolls and accessories (not sure if the Del Monte cans are part of the "set").

Found in "The Adventures of Elizabeth Ann" by Josephine Lawrence. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1923.


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Family Portrait


Photo, time stamp says December 1958.

Found in "The Wood-carver of 'Lympus" by M.E. Waller. Published by Little, Brown, 1910.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @DanaLaverty, who entered on Twitter.

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The Rover





Hand-drawn political comic... or advertisement for "The Rover" - your guess is as good as mine.

Front page shows "Johnny Bull" (England) swordfighting with "S. African Rep(?)" with the U.S. looking on, reading "The Rover."

Back page shows Johnny and South Africa sitting and reading their own copies of "The Rover" -

J.B. - What's the use of fighting let's read the Rover
S.A. - That paper is the best on the market

U.S. - Ah, I struck it then

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Found in "Secrets of the Andes" by James H. Foster. Published by AL Burt, 1933.



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Birds Of A Feather



Collection of feathers.

Found in "Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter" by Theodore Roosevelt. Published by Scribners, 1920.


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