Friday Giveaway - Let's Get Eloquent - contest closed




This week's giveaway includes 11 volumes from the set "Modern Eloquence." Published in 1903, it contains hundreds of essays, speeches, ramblings, monologues, and various other forms of language wrestling. Each volume has a few full-page illustrations of some of the authors included. This is the "Edition De Luxe" with gilt top edge and deckled outer edge.

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.


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36 comments:

LBabroski said...

I love this!

buttmuffin (jules mcnubbin) said...

very nice set! :-)

Laurel Klem said...

I'm putting in a new bookshelf later today for my winter reading editions. This set would be a great start.

C T said...

very nice

Carl Zahrt said...

This is for me! I have so many classics to catch up on!

sewingmema said...

I love old books and have a collection that I love. This would make a great addition to it.

Valerie said...

sounds lovely!

sewingmema said...

I love old books and have a collection. This would make a great additon to that collection

Suze said...

This looks fabulous... count me in!

GBD said...

I'm the first comment! Huzzah! Not terribly eloquent, so perhaps I NEED this book!

Suzassippi said...

How interesting! It would probably be fascinating to read what was considered eloquent then.

Jocelyn Pascall said...

How cool!!! Really great set.

MILLICENT said...

Awesome :)

Thor said...

What a great set of books!

Matt Astin said...

Great collection. Would love to add it to mine.

Sallie said...

Ooooo, pick me, pick me!!

gkuroda said...

thanks for this giveaway!
gkuroda at gmail dot com

June said...

Love this!

Bleets said...

Beautiful set! Thanks for the chance to own these books.

Stuart said...

Great set Count me in.

Texicanwife said...

Wonderful set! Would love to win this!

Pattie said...

Wonderful looking set of books.

Kevin WOlf said...

What's not to like?

Rachel said...

Normally, I'm not into collections, but this looks fantastic!

Shelver 506 said...

You had me at "language wrestling." :)

Terri Beth said...

Oh my gosh, ME! :)

Tail Wagging the Dog said...

Judging by our politicians today, not to mention some of our celebrities, eloquence is an almost lost art worth preserving. I would loan these books to others readily.

Tina said...

what a beautiful collection.

Andy R said...

Wonderful looking books!

Paolina said...

I bet they smell fantastic. Nothing quite like an old book.

Paolina said...

I bet they smell fantastic!

Amanda Davidson said...

These look so interesting!

Vimarn said...

This would be great, count me in if it isn't too late.

kamewh said...

What a wonderful set!

Ed Baker said...

Last time I won anything? 1968 ! Two tickets to a Beatles concert ! So, keeping my fingers and toes "crossed".

adambohannon said...

love the art, love the binding.

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