Giveaway winner

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

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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.

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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.

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Friday Giveaway: Ten Uncorrected Proofs - contest closed



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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.

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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.

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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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