Pleasure And Comforts


Inscription:

Esther:

Read for the pleasure of mind;
comforts of body;
and an
enlightened future.

a good friend
S

Written in "Sonnets From The Portuguese" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Published by Concord Books, 1937.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Donna Anderson Sardony, who entered on Facebook.

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

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

Contest closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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At The Front


Photograph, no date or writing.

Found in "The Big Five Motorcycle Boys At The Front" by Ralph Marlow. Published by A.L. Burt, 1915.

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After The Show


 Ticket and button from the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, November 15, 2008.

Found in "Afterworlds" by Scott Westerfeld. Published by Simon Pulse, 2014.

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Daydream


Sonic Youth's "Daydream Nation" on CD.

Found in "Against Interpretation" by Susan Sontag. Published by Anchor Books, 1990.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Patricia Byron, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: 11 Vintage Children's Books - contest closed

Off to pick this week's winner, back in a moment.

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Tad


Small photograph of Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad. From an original photograph by Anthony Berger.

Found in "The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin" published by Appleton, 1896.

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Pen Is Mightier



Looks like someone was using this book for target practice.

"The Throne of David" by Rev. J.H. Ingraham. Published by G.G. Evans, 1860.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was David Aubrey, who entered via email.

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

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


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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The Best


 Note:

Some are confused -

they look for perfect

there is no perfect. Look instead for the best!

I have it!


Found in "The Mobs and Mafia" by  Hank Messick. Published by Galahad Books, 1974.

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Preserved


Dried and pressed flower.

Found in "Synopsis Ethices" by Stephani Curcellaei. Published by H. Dickinson in London, 1684.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Greta Hamilton, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Eight Antiquarian Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.



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