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Michael Popek
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Attended Bennington College
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I'm giving away a signed copy of FORGOTTEN BOOKMARKS and HANDWRITTEN RECIPES 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 *about 24 hours from ...
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On The Pier. Small photograph. On the reverse is written: Sept 1939. Arlie + Bob Crawford taken on the pier at Seneca Lake Rebekah Picnic. Found in "The Pendulum" by Mrs. Burnett-Smith. Published by George H. Doran, 192. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 7/21/2015. Labels: Photo ...
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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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Photograph. Reverse side has "July 1940" written in ink. Found in "In Search of America" by Lucy Lockwood Hazard. Published by Crowell, 1930. Here's a large cleaned-up version of the photo: The book had a nice gift inscription as well: -Click to enlarge photos-. at 7/27/2015. Labels: Photo ...
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Solar powered calculator. Still works. Found in "Honeymoon" by James Patterson and Howard Roughan. Published by Warner Books, 2006. -Click to enlarge photos-. at 7/13/2015. Labels: Misc. No comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) ...
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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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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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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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