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Monday morning “finds”

Today’s treasures are really great.

I collect old books and when I saw this one dated 1898, I had to have it.  Look at the date. That’s one of the reasons I like collecting old books. There is often a letter or a note stuck inside that someone forgot was there. I do it all the time, don’t you? There wasn’t anything that interesting in this particular book. Here’s what the inscription says:

antique book

I wonder if it was a gift to a young student that needed some encouragement.

Here’s the rest I found that day.

antique book,. cloth,. box

 

I have a number of great vintage tablecloths like the one below. I will have to make it a point of gathering them all together and showing you. The’re hard to come by at a reasonable price. But every once in a while, I come across a good deal. By the way, the table you see is a very, very old kitchen table that I exchanged with a friend (long story). I painted it with white chalk paint and distressed it. It’s a favorite of mine although my husband doesn’t like it because it’s on casters. But it really “works” in this house.
antique book,. cloth,. box

Hope you liked my treasures.

God bless and you have a good day today.

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