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I'm giving away these ten vintage classics this week. To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on Twitter, Facebook, or via email. I will gather up the entries and select a winner at random tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM Eastern. Good luck! -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/12/2016 ...
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Recipe for "Cheezy Pretzels" found in an old P.G. Wodehouse book:
Recipe for "Cheezy Pretzels" - 1 1/2 cup flour 2 tsp bkg pwd 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt --Mix 2 tbsp butter - add, blend to size peas 1/2 cup shredded cheddar 2/3 cup milk 400 degrees for 20 min Roll to 1/4 inc thick Cut 1 in. p...
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I'm giving away this superb special limited edition of "The Great Gatsby." It was printed in 2004 in limited numbers by MeadWestvaco and was only distributed as a gift. It comes in an illustrated custom box with a CD of era-appropriate music, including Louis Armstrong's rendition of "Mack the ...
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Photo postcard. Found in "The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes" published by Houghton Mifflin, 1890. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/03/2016. Labels: Photo · Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) · Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger.
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Lucy, Yes, I can see it all now, you in twenty years finding this book in some moldy old closet and wondering where the heck you got it from. Then you'll flip open the cover and see this and try to recollect who I am or was, depending. You'll slowly remember and that will be the end of it, ...
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I'm giving away these ten antiquarian classics this week. To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on Twitter, Facebook 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! -Click to enlarge photos-. at 1/29/2016 ...
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Found this antique temperance trade card:

"Wine is a Mocker;
Strong Drink is Raging."
Found in the lovely "Poems of Passion" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Published by W.B. Conkey, 1883. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/11/2016. Labels: Advertising · Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) · Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger.
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Gift inscription found in "Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard" by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby, 1929
Presented by Stockton Avenue Parent Teacher Association to Nancy White for having satisfactorily completed the reading course for the second grade for the year 1930 - 1931. Mrs. Ruth Reviewer. The book is "Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard" by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby. Published by A. Flanagan ...
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Found these two photographs of the Kinderhook, NY grave site of Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States.
Two photographs of the Kinderhook, NY grave site of Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States. Found in "Single Life: Unmarried Adults in Social Context" edited by Peter J. Stein. Published by St. Martin's Press, 1981. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/08/2016. Labels: Photo ...
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I seem to be finding a lot of stamps lately. Perhaps these books are all from the same estate.
Four 3-cent stamps featuring La Fortaleza in Puerto Rico. Found in "The Story of Everest" by Captain John Noel. Published by Blue Ribbon Books, 1931. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/04/2016. Labels: Stamps · Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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Newspaper clipping, pasted on a sheet of paper. Dated January 13, 1938. Found in "A Mirror For Witches" by Esther Forbes. Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1928. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/02/2016. Labels: Clipping · Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Search Our Books. Author: Title: Keywords: ISBN: Author: Title: ISBN: Keywords: Publisher: Published Date: min to max. Price (US$): min to max. Boolean Searching: On Off More Info. Refinements. Attributes: First Edition Signed Dust Jacket Not Print on Demand ...
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Introduction
I run a little bookshop in central NY.
Education
  • Bennington College
    Literature and Writing, 1999
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Bookseller, blogger, author
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  • Popeks Books
    Owner, present
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