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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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 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 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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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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