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This week's winner was Kieran McCann, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Signed Copy of my book HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Robin Eagleson, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Fourteen Uncorrected Proofs - contest closed

Stack of fourteen uncorrected proofs, all novels, available for this Friday's book giveaway



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Giveaway winners

Two winners this week - first winner entered on Facebook, Sam Darden. Second winner entered here on the site via email, Rebecca Haynes-Ewing.

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

Giveaway book: "Forgotten Bookmarks" by Michael Popek, 2011


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Time Capsule

Collection of antique photos found in leatherbound book from 1834


Collection of antique photos found in leatherbound book from 1834


Five photographs, not much in the way of writing to be found.

Found in "The History and Topography of the United States of North America, from the Earliest Time to the Present Time" by John Howard Hinton and Samuel Knapp. Published by Samuel Walker, 1834


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Susan Kendall, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Seven vintage classics - contest closed

Friday giveaway: seven antique books in multicolored bindings



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Lucky, Part XXIV

Two dried and pressed four leaf clovers


Two dried and pressed four leaf clovers.

Found in "Every Day Manners In A Nutshell" by Sally Bradbeary. Published by the author, 1938.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was James Curtis, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Ten Children's Classics - contest closed

10 children's books, including Dr. Seuss, Frog and Toad, Stuart Little, etc.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Laura Baughman, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Nine Uncorrected Proofs - contest closed

Collection of uncorrected proofs, mostly science fiction and fantasy titles



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Holly Burns, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Six Antique Classics - contest closed

Six antique books in brown and red decorative bindings



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This week's giveaway winner was Linda McIntyre, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Seven Antique Novels - contest closed

Seven antique books in green bindings



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Giveaway winner

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

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Friday Giveaway: Ten Uncorrected Proofs




I am giving away these ten uncorrected proofs today.

To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on Facebook, Twitter, 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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Tea Anyone



Used tea bag, left beside the portrait of George Harvey.

Found in "The Mirrors of Washington" by Anonymous. Published by Putnams, 1921.

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Out Here In The Fields



Two black and white photographs, no writing or dates on reverse.

Found in "Alexander Graham Bell" by Catherine Mackenzie. Published by Houghton, Mifflin, 1928.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Sandy Yarwood, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Seven vintage children's books - contest closed




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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Holly Gore-Dayton, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Classics - contest closed



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In Bloom



Photograph, no date or writing on reverse.

Found in "Ten New England Blossoms and Their Insect Visitors" by Clarence Moores Weed. Published by Houghton, Mifflin, 1900.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Angela Walton, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Classics - contest closed



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Giveaway winner

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

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Friday Giveaway: Ten Uncorrected Proofs - contest cosed



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Coupled





Matted photograph, no writing or markings on reverse.

Found in "The Philosophy of History" by Rev. A. Schade. Published by the author, 1899.

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Giveaway winner

This week's giveaway winner was Heidi Walton, who entered on Facebook.

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



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Barbara Reinecke, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Signed copy of my book HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed


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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Deniz Sahiste, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Eleven Classics - contest closed



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Giveaway winner

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

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Friday Giveaway: Ten Uncorrected Proofs / Advanced Reading Copies - contest closed




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The Devil's Cure




Newspaper clipping featuring "The Cure For Love."

Found in "The Devil Rides Out" by Dennis Wheatley. Published by Arrow Books, 1959.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Sally Foote, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Seven Children's Classics - contest closed



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Lucky, Part 77




Four leaf clover.

Found in "Modern Painters: Part III" by John Ruskin. Published by John Wiley, 1855.

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Beachy Keen


Photograph, on the reverse is written "Rochester NY."

Found in "The Stories of Three Burglars" by Frank Stockton. Published by Dodd, Mead and Co., 1889.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Megan Elizabeth Toohey, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Stay-at-home Book Bundle - contest closed



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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Rosa Murch, who entered on Facebook.

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Friday Giveaway: Eight Antique Novels - contest closed




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Muffets

 Photograph, "1953" is written on the back in pencil.

Found in "Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church" published by The Methodist Publishing House, 1960.


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Joyous


Easter greeting card, no writing or date.

Found in "The Sewing Book for Children's and Girl's Clothes" published by Clark's O.N.T. Thread Co., no date.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/785647887



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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Jennifer Jackson Meyers, who entered here on the site via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Eight Vintage Classics - Contest closed



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Moment In Time


Carte de visite photograph. "October 1890" marked on reverse in pencil.

Found in "Fungus Diseases of the Grape and Other Plants" by F. Lamson-Scribner. Published by Lovett, 1890.

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Happy Thought



Illustration.

Found in "Tell It All: The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism" by Mrs. T.B.H Stenhouse. Published by A.D. Worthington, 1874

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Giveaway winner

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

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Friday Giveaway: Nine Vintage Classics - contest closed




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All Star

Alan Trammell baseball card, Leaf #230 from 1988.

Found in "Cosmic Encounters" by R.G. Austin. Published by Archway, 1982.

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Family




Photograph, no writing on reverse side.

Found in "Practical Suggestions for the Management of Law-suits" by John C. Reed. Published by James Cockcroft and Co., 1876.

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This week's winner was Kathy Grayson Banks, who entered on Facebook.

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



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Do You Have The Time





Leonard brand wrist watch face.

Found in "A New Pronouncing Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages" published by Wilcox and Follett, 1945.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Marsha Olson, who entered via email.

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Friday Giveaway: Signed copy of my book HANDWRITTEN RECIPES - contest closed


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Moments In Time



Four black and white photos.

Found in "Lone Cowboy: My Life Story" by Will James. Published by Scribners, 1930.

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Good Times




Small tintype photograph.

Found in "Lucy Arlyn" by J.T. Trowbridge. Published by Hurst and Co., no date, ca. 1902.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was John Pastore, who entered on Facebook.

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



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Peace

Sticker.

Found in "1898: A Prelude to a Century" by John A. Corry. Published by Fordham University Press, 1998.


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Anchors Aweigh

Black and white photograph, no writing on reverse.

Found in "A Diplomat's Wife in Mexico" by Edith O'shaughnessy. Published by Harpers, 1916.




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