By Candle-Light




Valentine's Day card:
You're the apple of my eye
Please do love me. Won't you try?
How can I help loving you -
The sweetest pippin that ever grew
Written on reverse:
Doris Smith
From Bobby + Alice
Found in "By Candle-Light" by Gertrude Knevels. Published by Appleton, 1926.

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Get Together


Black and white group photo, no date or writing on reverse side.

Found in "What You Need to Know About Food and Cooking For Health" by Dr. Lawrence E. Lamb. Published by Viking, 1973.

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Manhattan Transfer


New York City subway transfer ticket from December, 1949.

Found in "A Calf For Venus" by Norah Lofts. Published by Doubleday, 1949.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Marco Toturro, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you again next week!

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Fantasy / Science Fiction Books - contest closed



Contest now closed, I will announce a winner shortly.

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The Pleasure Of Your Company

Invitation:

Charles Crothers requests the pleasure of your company at his home

Friday Eve, Dec 20th 1878 at 7 1/2 O Clock

Found in "The Volcano's Deadly Work: From The Fall of Pompeii to the Destruction of St. Pierre" by Charles Morris. Published by Scull, 1902.


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Sticky Situation



One Tootsie Roll, melted and flattened.

Found in "The Weight of Water" by Anita Shreve. Published by Back Bay Books, 1997.


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On The Road


Photograph. No date or writing.

Found in "The Mountain Road" by Theodore H. White. Published by Sloane, 1958.

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