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Michael Popek
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Found in "The Works of George Herbert" published by George Routledge and Co., 1859. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 6/22/2015. Labels: Inscriptions. No comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) · Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger... Twitter ...
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Found in "Amateur Telescope Making" edited by Albert Ingalls. Published by Scientific American Publishing, 1935. The book has a neat bookplate as well: -Click to enlarge photos-. at 3/23/2015. Labels: Ribbon. No comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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As you can imagine, I come across a lot of plain old bookmarks when sorting through books. Here are some I've found in the last week or so. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/04/2015. Labels: Bookmark. No comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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Collection of engraved portraits, I'm not sure of their true origin. Found in "The English Ditties: Selected From W. Chappell's 'Popular Music of the Olden Time'" edited by J. Oxenford. Published by Chappell & Co., no date listed. One tune you might recognize: -Click to enlarge photos- ...
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Carlisle PA July 7th 1864. My Dear Wife: The rebels are coming. They are now at Greencastle, with a force of a thousand men, and it is said that they have 40 thousand behind them. In all probability, we shall have them here. We ...?... union force to oppose them. Our men from the Barracks and ...
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I found these papers folded neatly in a manila envelope separate from the rest of the letters. What caught my eye was the first note, signed by Samuel Philips, author of the letter I posted on Monday: Letters & envelopes I picked up from the battlefield of Gettysburg the day after the battle ...
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Another installment! Here are parts one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine and ten of this ongoing series where I feature some of the items I find that aren't quite good enough for their own post. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 6/10/2015. Labels: Misc ...
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With tomorrow's giveaway, I figured today was the best day to share some of these vintage Valentines Day cards. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 2/12/2015. Labels: Valentine. No comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) · Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, ...
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Beautiful! and that teacher card...!
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This will be last giveaway of the year, the holidays are pretty busy here in the shop, and I want to be sure the winner receives the book before Christmas. Up for grabs this week is an early edition of Twain's "Following The Equator" from 1898: To enter, leave a comment below.
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Papa - Here's the best Christmas greeting that was ever had, And I'm sending it straightaway. To you, my dad. It's coming real early 'cause. I heard you did. Let the cellar stair hit you. And break a rib. I know it must knit very slow. So I pray that this. May help to while some hours 'way ...
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I still have a few interesting items from the Civil War collection I'd like to share. Here are some loose illustrations, they all seem to be taken from an 1862 edition of D.T. Valentine's Manual. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 7/28/2014. Labels: Illustration ...
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I figured many of my American readers might have plans this weekend, so I thought I would start this week's giveaway a bit early and let it run until Monday. I'm giving away signed copies of my two books, "Forgotten Bookmarks" and "Handwritten Recipes." (Don't those covers look great?) ...
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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 and blogger
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  • Popeks Used and Rare Books
    Manager, present
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