Friday Giveaway: Seven Matched Children's Books

 I'm giving away these seven books today.

To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or via email.

I will gather up all the entries and select a winner at random tomorrow, May 27, at 10:00 AM Eastern. Good luck!


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Low

Note from the Bank of Lowville, dated November 10, 1862:

Pay the bearer Ten Cents, when presented in sums of one or more dollars
C.C. Riggs, dealer in Hardware, Iron, Stoves

Found in "The Outbreak of Rebellion" by John G. Nicolay. Published by Scribners, 1914.



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Martha My Dear


Martha's Vineyard bookmark with gift envelope.

Found in "Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Settlement of Boston"published by Rockwell and Churchill, 1880.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Amy Hartman, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Classics - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Spineless


Portion of the binding from a book titled "The International Encyclopedia of Practical Knowledge." It might have been part of a salesman's sample.

Found in "Suetonius' Lives of the Twelve Caesars" edited by H. M. Bird. Published by Argus Books, 1934.

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Poppy


Bookmark featuring the California Poppy.

Found in "Drink To Yesterday" by Manning Coles. Published by Alfred Knopf, 1941.

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In Stereo



Stereoview from the Keystone View Company, dated 1901, titled "A Box of Mice Among The Wedding Presents."

Found in "Peg Woffington" by Charles Reade. Published by Ticknor and Fields, 1855.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Ursula Marie Harris, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks so much to everyone who entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Ten Vintage Children's Books - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Around The World

Collection of cancelled postage stamps.

Found in "Starting From San Francisco" by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Published by New Directions, 1967.


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The Center Garden


Dried and pressed plant.

Found in "Courtney of the Center Garden" by Burt L. Standish. Published by Barse and Hopkins, 1915.

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Nickel and Dimed

Small black velvet jewelry pouch. Inside were five very clean and shiny 1957 nickels.

Found in "The Nestorian Monument in China" by P.Y. Saeki. Published by The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1916.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Nose Deep In A Book, who entered right here on the site. I will try and get in touch with you via your profile. You can also reach me at fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

Thanks to all that entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Books - contest closed

Giveaway is now closed, winner will be announced shortly.


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Mystery


Photograph, no date or writing.

Found in "Mystery Coach" by Matt Christopher. Published by Little, Brown, 1973.

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Really Fresh


Flatted box for Curly-Top Popcorn from the 1939 New York World's Fair featuring Shirley Temple. Temple starred in the 1935 film "Curly Top."

Found in "The Martyred Towns of France" by Clara E. Laughlin. Published by G.P. Putnam's, 1919.



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Susan Wattson Kenney, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Ten Vintage Books - contest closed


Contest closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Family




 Photograph. Family names on reverse:

The Haufman (?) Family

Joseph
Adeline
Josephine
Susan
Edward
Daniel
Julius

Found in "New York State at the Cotton States and International Exposition: Atlanta GA." Published by Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, 1895.

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Bizoos


Sniglets bookmark:

Bizoos

The tiny bumps that make up a basketball.

Found in "Fountain of Secrets" by Josie Litton. Published by Bantam, 2003.



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Overdue


 Note:

Dear Richie,

Sorry to have kept this for 25 years! I just found it on my shelf.

Best,
Pat M.

Found in "Countdown" by Frank G. Slaughter. Published by Doubleday, 1970.

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Giveaway winner

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

Thanks to all who entered, see you next week.

Friday Giveaway: Signed copy of my book FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Portrait Of A Lady

Tintype photograph.

Found in "The Daughter of Anderson Crow" by George Barr McCutcheon. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1907.



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Nugget


Decal from "The Nugget Shop" of Juneau, Alaska.

Found in "The Harvest" by Mrs. Humpry Ward. Published by Dodd, Mead, 1920.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Jemma Rice, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway - Signed Copy of my book HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Blest Rose



Small envelope, measuring 3.5 inches by 2.25 inches. There's a ribbon looped around and tied in a bow along with a hand-drawn rose. "Blest Rose" is written at the top. The envelope is sealed, but I can see that there's something inside, my best guess is a dried flower, likely a rose based on the decorations.

Found in "James Shore's Daughter" by Stephen Vincent Benet. Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1934.



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Giveaway winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: The World's Great Events - Contest Closed


Contest closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Happy Birthday



Birthday postcard, dated July 11, 1910:



Wishing you a very happy birthday and many of them.


Aunt Martha

Found in "The World's Greatest War" by Thomas Herbert. Published by L.W. Walter, 1914.



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Snow Day

Photograph, no writing or date on reverse.

Found in "The Pioneers" by James Fenimore Cooper. Published by F.M. Lupton, no date.




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Giveaway winner

This week's giveaway winner was Stephanie Shipley, who entered here on the site.

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

Stephanie, I will try and get in touch with you via your Blogger profile. You can also reach me at fb@forgottenbookmarks.com

Friday Giveaway: 25 Proofs - Contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.


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A Member Of The Wedding

 Paper napkin, looks like it was a souvenir:

Graham & Karen Married
July 19, 1953

Found in "London" by Sidney Dark. Published by Macmillan, 1941.


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Mass Transit


Map of Washington DC from 1942

Found in "The Fisherman's Encyclopedia" pubished by The Stackpole Company, 1960.

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Woman


Postcard, no writing on reverse.

Front shows a copyright date of 1917, D. Hillson.

"Woman"

She Needs No Eulogy
She Speaks For Herself

Found in "54-40 Or Fight" by Emerson Hough. Published by A.L. Burt, 1909.



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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Rebecca Palmateer, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Ten Vintage Children's Books - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Kitty


Trade card.

Found in "A Handbook of American Speech" by Calvin L. Lewis. Published by Scott Foresman and Company, 1916.



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My Mother And Me

Photograph pasted on paper with the caption "This is my mother and me."

Found in "More People" by Edgar Lee Masters. Published by Appleton Century, 1939.


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Herbert

An interesting find today - an "Excelsior" brand diary from 1897, belonging to Herbert Axtell of Barbourville NY. I will share a page every now and then.





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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Micara Junkin, who entered on Facebook. Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: Stories of the Emerald Isle and Four Leaf Clovers - Contest Closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Margaret Matheson, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Signed copy of FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Nailed It


Rusty nail.

Found in "The Treasure Hunt of the S-18" by Graham M. Dean. Published by Goldsmith, 1934.

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Lucky

I was packing up the books for this weekend's giveaway winner and I found this four leaf clover. Hope it brings you luck, @kchaymaker.

Found in "The Blue Window" by Temple Bailey. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1926.

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Quite A Performance



Two large photographs. No writing or markings or date on reverse.

Found in "Homes and Heritage of the West Branch Valley" published by the Junior League of Williamsport, PA, 1968

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Giveaway winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: Seven Vintage Books - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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