Friday Giveaway: 12 Vintage Books - contest closed



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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



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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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Let's Ride



Homemade greeting card, no date:

Dear Alena,

These creatures were one of our various rides. We also rode on an elephant. The temples were fantastic - covered with carvings or painted and Mogul palaces with the stone lattice work, wow! We'll see you soon with pictures.

Love,
Bruce
Meg
Pomme Frite
Ika
Tako


Found in "Alias Grace" by Margaret Atwood. Published by Talese, 1996.


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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Allie Cat, who entered right here on the site.

Allie, please send me an email so I know where to send your books: fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

Thanks to all for entering!

Friday Giveaway - Signed copies of "Handwritten Recipes" and "Forgotten Bookmarks" - contest closed



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Not Bad


Entry tag and "Good" ribbon from the Delaware County Fair, Walton NY.

Found in "Your Home Garden and Grounds" by F.F. Rockwell. Published by Macfadden, 1929.

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The Masters






Collection of engraved portraits, I'm not sure of their true origin.

Found in "The English Ditties: Selected From W. Chappell's 'Popular Music of the Olden Time'" edited by J. Oxenford. Published by Chappell & Co., no date listed.


One tune you might recognize:







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Untitled

A picture so cool I couldn't think up a title.

Found in "Virginia Woolf" by David Daiches. Published by New Direction Books, 1942.

Here's a big scan of the photo:




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Sealed With A Kiss


Book of lip stickers.

Found in "Miniature Schnauzers" by Beverly Pisano and Gloria Lewis. Published by TFH, 1992.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Kelly Larsen, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: 13 Vintage Books - contest closed



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An Old, Old Story


Two photographs, no dates or writing.

Found in "An Old, Old Story Book" by Eva March Tappan. Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1910.

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Nostalgia, Part III

If you missed my first two trips into my childhood, check them out.



Empty box of Mr. T crayons.

Found in "Encyclopedia Brown Carries On" by Donald J. Sobol. Published by Apple/Scholastic, 1982.

Honestly, not sure which one brings back more memories, Mr. T or Encyclopedia Brown.

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Bright and Joyous




Greeting card for Easter, no date listed.

Found in "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen. Published by Porter and Coates, no date, circa 1900.

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First Class




First class baggage tag from Cie Gle Transatlantique French Line.

Found in "The Harmless People" by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. Published by Readers Union, 1960.

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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Monica Fowler, who entered here on the site.

Many thanks to all that entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: 14 Children's Books - contest closed



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I'll Try Anything Once



"Felix The Cat" illustrations, likely a cover from a book or comic. On the reverse is written:

If found return to Donald Ralph Vosburgh (State Police)

I think there's a little doodle of a knife and a pew-pew gun.

Found in "Marcella: A Raggedy Ann Story" by Johnny Gruelle. Published by Donohue, 1929.


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The Battle


Drawing, in pencil.

Found in "Tom Slade on Overlook Mountain" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1923.
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