Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Books



I'm giving away these nine vintage books today.

To enter, leave a comment below.

You can also enter on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or via email.

I will gather up all the entries and select a winner at random tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM Eastern.

Good luck!

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Joker Ain't The Only Fool


Queen of hearts playing card.

Found in "A Daughter's Geography" by Ntozake Shange. Published by St. Martin's Press, 1983.

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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Summer Gent-Fellows, who entered via email.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here 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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Howl


Dried and pressed flower.

Found in "The Wolf Woman" by Arthur Stringer. Published by Bobbs-Merrill, 1928.

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1812



Dried and pressed plant.

Found in "The Authentic History of the Second War for Independence" by Samuel R. Brown. Published by J.G. Hathaway, 1815.

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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Loretta Samuels, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Eight Antiquarian Classics - contest closed



Contest now closed. I'll announce the winner shortly.
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Adventure Time


Small photograph, no writing or markings on reverse.

Found in "Adventurous Religion" By Harry Emerson Fosdick. Published by Harper and Bros., 1926.

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Natural Healing


Vintage "Aidtex" brand adhesive bandage.

Found in "Pumps and Pumping" edited by E. Molloy. Published by the Chemical Publishing Company, 1941.

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Giveaway winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: The Giveaway Stikes Back - contest closed



Contest is now closed, I will announce the winner shortly.

To The Moon

Postcard featuring Luna Park Tower, Coney Island NY. No writing or postmark on reverse.

Found in "Being Born" by Frances Bruce Strain. Published by Appleton-Century, 1938.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Joan Johnson, who entered over on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Nine Antiquarian Novels - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Greatest Discovery Of The Age

Amusing advertisement for "Force's Roach Exterminator."

Found in "Backgrounds of American Literary Thought" by Rod Hudson and Herbert Edwards. Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1952.

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We Three


Photograph, two exposures on a single sheet.

Found in "New York State In Story: Part I" by Jeanne Meador Schwarz and Minerva Goldberg. Published by Frank E. Richards, 1962.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Denise Saffell, who entered on Facebook.

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

IHOP


Vintage paper coaster from The International House of Pancakes.

Found in "Unseen Life in New York" by William Beebe. Published by Duell, Sloan and Pierce, 1953.

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The Girl With The Curl

Paper packaging from "The Girley Hair Pin" made by The Girlie Pin Co., San Francisco.

Found in "Aftermath" by James Lane Allen. Published by Harpers, 1899.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @BethPecoraro, who entered on Twitter.

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

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Novels - contest closed



Contest is now closed, I will announce the winner shortly.

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Down To Business

Trade card advertising J.R. Mitchell and Son Dry Goods of Bristol, CT.

Found in "A First Book of Business Methods" by William Teller and Henry Brown. Published by Rand McNally, 1916.


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Let All The People Sing


Small key.

Found in "Ocean Grove Christian Songs" published by Tali Esen Morgan, 1902.

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Giveaway winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: Nine Antiquarian Children's Books - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Homemade



Homemade bookmark.

Found in "The Submarine Boys' Lightning Cruise" by Victor Durham. Published by Saalfield, 1910.







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Season Ticket


Season ticket for the 1904 Deposit NY fair.

Found in "Easy Lessons in Einstein" by Edwin E. Slosson. Published by Harcourt, Brace, 1920.


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Snapshot


Photograph, no date or writing on reverse side.

Found in "That Mainwaring Affair" by A. Maynard Barbour. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1928.

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How To Open A Book


Printed note, "How To Open A Book."

Found in "History of the United States" by E. Benjamin Andrews. Published by Scribners, 1927.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Martin Harding, who entered via email.

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

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Books in Green - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Always Refreshing


Beech-Nut gum wrappers. Still in great shape. No gum, though.

Found in "The Young Colonists" by G.A. Henty. Published by New York Publishing Co., no date.

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Work And Win


I wanted to share this cool old magazine cover. It's "Work and Win: An Interesting Weekly for Young America" from 1907, published by Frank Tousey. This issue is titled "Fred Fearnot and 'Old Mason' or, The Sharpest Fox on Wall Street."


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Leave Me Be



Collection of dried and pressed leaves.

Found in "The Sixth Annual Report of The United States Geological Survey" edited and directed by J.W. Powell. Published by the Government Printing Office, 1885.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Ruth Ann McIver, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Books - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Mocha Mocha

Recipe for Mocha Cake Filling:

Cream 2 tablespoons of butter with 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
1/2 teas vanilla
3 teas cocoa and sufficient strong coffee to make the mixture of spreading consistency. Beat until smooth and glossy.

Found in "The Every-Day Cook Book" by Mrs. E. Neil. Published by Donohue and Co., no date.

It's Time


Christmas card, no writing on reverse side.

Found in "Sweet Cork of Thee" by Robert Gibbings. Published by Dutton, 1951.



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @yourblindspot, who entered on Twitter.

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

Friday Giveaway: Ten Uncorrected Proofs - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Early And Often

Voting instruction card.

Found in "Energy Analysis of Naval Machinery" published by the United States Naval Institute, 1940.

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Bow Ties Are Cool


"How to Tie a Bow Tie."

Found in "In Thackeray's London" by F. Hopkinson Smith. Published by Doubleday, 1913.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Barbara Hall-Walters, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Books - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.
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For The Birds


Trading card, number 18 from the Arm and Hammer "New Series of Birds," the Virginia Rail. Copyright 1908.

Found in "Jack Harkaway's Adventures in America and Cuba"by Bracebridge Hemyng. Published by Allison, no date listed.

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Fashionable



Photograph, no writing or dates on reverse.

Found in "Circling the Globe in Stories of Travel" published by the International Publishing Company, 1896.

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Giveaway winner

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

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

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

Contest is now closed, I'll announce a winner shortly.


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Chinese Checkers



Black and white photograph.

Found in "Hurlburt's Story of The Bible." Published by John C. Winston, 1932.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was @TragicComedies, who entered on Twitter. Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Children's Books - contest closed




Contest now closed, winner will announced shortly.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Chris Naugle, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you next week.

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



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Centimos


Five Peruvian coins.

Found in "Churchill Defiant" by Barbara Leaming. Published by HarperCollins, 2010.
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Wedding Day

 Bookmark:

Our Wedding Day

This day has been so special because of family and friends like you.

Your presence here has helped us make our dreams come true.

We both are truly grateful for everything you've done.

And this remember as our hearts unite as one.

Tanya and Brad
August 16, 1997

Found in "The Complete Guide to the Battlefields of Britain" by David Smurthwaite. Published by Mermaid Books, 1984.

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Corn Muffins

 Recipe for corn muffins:

Cream
4 T butter, melted
1 C sugar

add

2 eggs
1 1/2 C corn meal
1 1/2 C white Presto flour
1 1/2 C milk

Oven - 375 - 30 minutes

Found in "Red and Black" by Grace Richmond. Published by A.L. Burt, 1919.


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Giveaway Winner

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

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

Friday Giveaway: Twelve Uncorrected Proofs - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Merit



Reward of Merit, given to "Eliza" -

O  give me a pleasant and smiling face, -
'T is a sure index of affection within ;
'T will from thy mates and thoughts erase
 Where'er you go new friends you'll win.


Found in "Tom Brown's School Days" by Thomas Hughes. Published by Dodd and Mead, 1900.

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Swap


Valentine's Day card:


My Heart keeps beating hard for you
And doesn't want to stop -
And so the only thing to do
Is ask you for a swap!


To Muriel
From Alice S.

Found in "The Wide, Wide World" by Elizabeth Wetherell. Published by Lupton, no date.
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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Rhonda Ghent Fellows, 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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