Home Run

 Pencil drawing, found in "Bob Feller's Strikeout Story" published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1947.

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Untitled

Trade card, no writing or printing on reverse side.

Found in "Veronica" by Florence Morse Kingsley. Published by D. Appleton, 1913.

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Wrapped


Long piece of cloth with a floral pattern.

I would say "found in..." but in this case, the book was wrapped in the cloth. "The Story of Cheerio - By Himself" published by Garden City Publishing Co., 1936.

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Hey Thanks

If you're celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow, don't eat too much!

If you're not, you still might enjoy these vintage postcards:








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Blue Jay Way


Pen sketch of a blue jay.

Found in "Dhan of the Pearl Country" by Phyllis Ayer Sowers. Published by Albert Whitman and Co., 1939.

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Giveaway winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Folks


Two old photographs, no date or writing.

Found in "The Military Policy of the United States" by Brever Major General Emory Upton. Published by the Washington Government Printing Office, 1907.



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Monumental


Ticket to The Museum and Monumental Cloisters of Santa Maria Novella.

Found in "Florence and Environs: The Blue Guides" edited by L. Russell Muirhead. Published by Ernest Benn Ltd., 1957.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Beverly Fetty, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: The Divine Comedy - contest closed


Contest now closed, I will announce the winner shortly.

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Sweet


 Recipe for Sweet French Rolls:

1 c. milk
1 yeast cake, dissolved in 1/4 c. lukewarm water
Flour
1/4 c. sugar
1 t. salt
1 egg
Yolk of one egg
1/8 t. mace
1/4 c. melted butter

Method:

Scald milk; when lukewarm, add dissolved yeast cake and one and 1/2 cups flour.

Beat well, cover and let rise until light.

Add sugar, salt, eggs well beaten, mace, butter and enough flour to knead.

Knead, let rise again, shape and bake same as salad rolls, or roll in a long strip to 1/4 inch in thickness, spread with butter, roll up like a jelly roll and cut into 1/4 inch pieces. Place pieces in pan close together, flat side down. A few gratings of lemon rind or 1/2 t. lemon extract may be substituted in place of mace.

Found in "Men of the Old Stone Age" by Henry Fairfield Osborn. Published by Scribners, 1916.

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Dimensional


Vintage pair of 3-D glasses, produced by the American Colortype Company.

Found in "Light In August" by William Faulker. Published by Penguin, 1960.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Crystal Arcand, who entered here on the site.

Crystal, I will try and get in touch with you - you can reach me at fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

Thanks to all who entered, see you here on Monday.

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Anthologies - contest closed


Contest closed, winner will be announced shortly.

Good luck!

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Fortunately Gone


Altered penny.

Found in "The Sybil Leek Book of Fortune Telling" by Sybil Leek. Published by Collier Books, 1969

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