Giveaway: Universal Self Instructor - contest closed





I've basically turned Friday into giveaway day around here. Nothing wrong with that. Today we have "Kelly's Universal Self Instructor" - a big thick illustrated reference to just about everything, printed in 1882.

-contest closed, 7/16/11 10:00 am est




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68 comments:

  1. What a beautiful book, Consider me entered!

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  2. OK, I'm in. I've gotta find out what words of wisdom were being handed out 130 years ago.

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  3. That looks like an awesome book. I'm in.

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  4. This is beautiful! Count me in!

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  5. Please enter me for this awesome tome!

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  6. I'd love to win this!

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  7. This is so pretty! I needneedneed it.

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  8. This is incredibly beauitful. First time I've entered into one of your contests; here's hoping!

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  9. Oh my. Oh. My. The book is freaking fantastic. I'm in. Also, you're crazy, but in a good way.

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  10. This is amazing! I'm totally in!!!

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  11. It's rare to feel booklust such as this. Please enter me a thousand times. My brain is only beginning to fathom this book's awesomeness. Please whoever wins this book have some obscure book publisher do a reprint.

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  12. Regarding my scanning comment: Someone is working on this already! My faith in the Internet is restored! http://universalselfinstructor.com/

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  13. I want to self instruct!!!!

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  14. 1882 was a good year. Why, I remember when...

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  15. Lovely book! Count me in, please :)

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  16. what a beautifully illustrated book. I'm in.

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  17. I'm definitely in! The books you put up always look so beautiful, thank you for your generosity.

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  18. Something to hope for. Thanks again for the opportunity.

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  19. Definitely going to try to win this one.

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  20. Awesome-looking book! Count me in.

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  21. That looks awesome! Count me in!

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  22. That's an awesome book. Please enter me for the giveaway! ^_^

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  23. Oh I love these kind of guidance books! This is wonderful! I'm in.

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  24. oh, that's delightful!! I'm in!

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  25. I really need to brush up on my "Rules of Good Breeding" so winning this tome would be a blessing.

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  26. This does look amazing.

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  27. I love etiquette books! please enter me :)

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  28. Looks like a great book! Please enter me.

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  29. Super cool! Please enter me, too!

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  30. I love books like this! It'd go well with my collection of other bizarre instruction books from the 19th century

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  31. I require instruction.

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  32. This looks like an amazing book.

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  33. I would love to win this, and read the wisdom! Thank you for offering it.

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  34. I 'LIKE' everything about it! Count me IN!

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  35. Such a nice looking book, its a lost art form to make a hard cover book look as amazing as they used to.

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  36. I hope I'm not too late… This is beautiful.

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  37. omg omg omg! I *love* these kinds of books! If I won something like this, it would certainly go to a good and loving home.

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  38. I love your twitter comments. Your photos are great. Just love what you do.

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  39. I would love to have this book!

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  40. So beautiful !!!Love this ! Wonderful giveaway !!!!!!

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  41. Wow! I'd love to have this one!! Would really enjoy reading about the etiquette section :> Please put my name in the hat. Thanks!!

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  42. Gorgeous, awesome, and it look like it'd be fun to read!

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  43. Wow, that is one amazing book! I've love to win this - count me in!!

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  44. Love the illustrations. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  45. I think I found this just in time - please add me to the drawing for the this beautiful book.

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  46. This looks like a seriously awesome book!! The illustrations, the type - and I am sure there are some fantastic nuggets of wisdom contained in its pages. Count me in please!

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  47. Gorgeous book. Please enter me (there has got to be a better way to say this). ;-)

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  48. LOL.

    Toronto, I've heard it so many times, I've tuned it out.

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  49. I love these kinds of books.

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  50. Love it! Consider me entered. :-)

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  51. Is is too late to enter? Love the old books like this.

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