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April 6, 2018



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Published on April 06, 2018 07:35 • 2 views


I'm giving away these nine vintage kid's books 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 (April 7th) at 10:00 AM Eastern.

Good luck!

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Published on April 06, 2018 07:35

April 5, 2018



Homemade bookmark.

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







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Published on April 05, 2018 07:18

April 4, 2018


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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Published on April 04, 2018 09:24

April 3, 2018


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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Published on April 03, 2018 07:07

April 2, 2018


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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Published on April 02, 2018 06:42

March 31, 2018

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

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

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Published on March 31, 2018 07:44

March 30, 2018



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Published on March 30, 2018 09:04


I'm giving away these nine vintage books 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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Published on March 30, 2018 09:04

March 28, 2018


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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Published on March 28, 2018 08:02