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I'm giving away these ten antiquarian books this week. To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on Facebook, Twitter or via email. I will gather up all the entries and select a winner at random tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM. Good luck! -Click to enlarge photos-. at 4/29/2016 ...
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Ticket for the preview showing of "Ahead of the Parade: The Inside Story of the Automobile World" at the Norwich High School, May 16, 8 o'clock. No year stated. Found in "Of Making Many Books" by Roger Burlingame. Published by Scribners, 1946/ -Click to enlarge photos-. at 4/25/2016 ...
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I always enjoy finding these old photos...
Photograph, no writing or dates or printing on reverse side. Found in "Driven Back to Eden" by E.P. Roe. Published by Dodd and Mead, 1885. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 4/21/2016. Labels: Photo · Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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A Little Sweetheart Has Come To Us Whom we have named. Harrie Lynn Day 2nd. Arrived Nov 23, 1931. Weight 7 lb 2 oz. We are the happy parents. Mr. and Mrs. Harrie Lynn Day. Found in "A General History For Colleges and High Schools" by P.V.N. Meyers. Published by Ginn and Co., 1900.
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Old handwritten recipe for Mustard Pickles -
Recipe for mustard pickles: 2 qts tomatoes 2 qts little cucumbers 1 qt onions (small) Cut these up and soak all over-night with salt 2 qts vinegar, add 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons celery seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1 cauliflow...
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25 lbs raisins add 4 gal water 10 sugar. Let stand 3 weeks -- Heat on stove after 1 gal. water is added to raisins then grind up and add the 4 gal of water and 10 sugar. Found in "Worcester Evening Post Prize Book Book" edited by Lyda Flanders. Published by Worcester Post Co., Worcester MA, ...
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Here's an interesting letter from 1950 on Waldorf-Astoria stationery:
New York, NY Sunday - 31 December 1950. Dearest Mummie - I have just put Pooh on the train for Bridgeport - we just made it from a light lunch here to Grand Central - and have a few moments before the limousine leaves for the airport. I have missed seeing you and Kit specially but what the time ...
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I'm giving away these eight little books this week. Not a one taller than seven inches. 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!
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Leann, I will be sure you are added and entered. Good luck.
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Dear Peggy - You know how fond I am of the intellectual - here is a copy of the works of my favorite philosopher. With Love, Sara. The book is "The Lives and Times of Archy and Mehitabel" by Don Marquis. Published by Doubleday, Doran, 1942. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 4/19/2016 ...
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I love the books about anarchy and Mehitabel! Wotthehell, wotthehell, there's a dance in the old dame yet!
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I'm giving away these ten vintage Nancy Drew and Bobbsey Twins books this week. To enter, leave a comment below. You can also enter on Facebook, Twitter or via email. I will gather up all the entries and select a winner at random tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM Eastern time. Good luck!
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They look great, count me in!
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You can imagine my mild surprise finding this old fellow.
You can imagine my mild surprise finding this fellow. Color illustrated booklet, looks like it came out of an old medical or anatomy text book. Open up the head and you can see what's inside: Found in "Minute Glimpes of American Cities" by Herbert S. Kates. Published by Grosset and Dunlap, 1933.
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You are thoroughly practical, also economical, full of fun and gaiety, generous in your ways, though inclined to be rash at times. You will never meet with any serious mishap, on the contrary; you may be sure that your happiness will increase as you grow older. Lucky day Saturday 3. 7. 14.
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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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