Mostly dictionaries and atlases.
Some Hungarian tiny books.
And, of course, vintage reading textbooks.
The Bedroom Companion - War Edition.
Slightly naughty men's entertainment book of essays and cartoons.
Headed for Etsy.
I often choose books for the inscription and the script.
Books with illustrations and bookplates.
A tiny size.
A wonderful cover.
This book had them all.
I taught seventh grade literature and creative writing.
A favorite poet of the students - James Whitcomb Riley.
They loved his rhyme and meter.
This is a beautiful collection.
Hoosier Pictures by Will Vawter.
Each poem has a bookplate.
I am keeping this one - I know there are those hungering to cut out these plates and frame them.
Not gonna happen even "when the frost is on the punkin!"
Niece Leia gave me two volumes of the Boys and Girls Bookshelf.
She knew I would love the covers.
I have been using them as photo backdrops.
Beautiful typography and illustrations.
A pen and ink of May Day.
Does anyone remember dancing around the May Pole?
I may have to use a copy of some of the silhouettes for stencils.
Yes, these are keepers.
I spied this treasure peeking out of a pile at Melissa's Antiques.
I once had this book, but lost it in a fire at school.
Melissa was kind enough to let me buy it.
Do your children know to go to the dining car to eat?
It fits right in with my tiny books.
I love this shelf.
Sometimes these older books are not PC.
I found a set of blackline masters. Old teachers know how thrilled they were when these were published.
The slightly plump girl is "more" and the skinny girl is "less".
One day at Riverfront Antique Mall, a young lady came up to me and said she was a fan of my blog.
She gave me this book as a present.
Turns out she and her friend just opened a booth on the other side of the aisle with wonderful vintage stuff.
The Gryphon and The Rusty Typewriter.
There will be a huge book fair in Aiken hosted by the AAUW the first part of March.
I can hardly wait!
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