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hgrimes
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I foraged for #oldcoolbooks at my library‘s book sale and came back with a few great finds!

DivineDiana Yes, you did! 👏🏻📚👏🏻 9mo
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jillrhudy
The City of God | Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
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Part of the Heineman volumes of Greek and Roman classics at the Peabody Library, The Johns Hopkins University #library #oldcoolbooks

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CoverToCoverGirl
The Last Hours | Minette Walters
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The only author I‘ve read before is the wickedly talented Greg Iles! Any thoughts about the others?

#BookHaul
#TBR
#Stack

Linsy I just found my package for you for #OldCoolBooks and realized that I never got your email! Still want it? Just email me your address!!! linsyh@icloud.com (Sorry this is so late, but it‘s ready for you! 😘) 10mo
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hgrimes
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Collection of old agriculture books at the county fair. #oldcoolbooks

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JMEdwards
The Insect | Jules Michelet
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The book I purchased at Leakey's Bookstore in Inverness, Scotland! #OldCoolBooks

Not normally into insects but the illustrations are so amazing!

Aimeesue Wow! Gorgeous. 10mo
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jillrhudy
Mistress of Mellyn | Victoria Holt
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Look what just came to my desk for consideration. Four ivory matching 1972 Doubleday gothic romances by Victoria Holt. Mint condition. Shall I add them to the library‘s collection? #romance #oldschool #oldcoolbooks #librariansoflitsy

Leniverse Squee! 😍 I've never read any Victoria Holt, but they are such a pretty set! 11mo
thebluestocking Yes please!! I ❤️ Victoria Holt. I was obsessed with her books as a teen. My favorite is On the Night of the Seventh Moon. (edited) 11mo
jillrhudy @thebluestocking that one does look good! 11mo
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Aimeesue No, those look like TERRIBLE books. You should probably take them home to evaluate them first. 😁 11mo
jillrhudy @Aimeesue They bear Very Careful Examination. 11mo
Aimeesue Serious Study, even! 11mo
jillrhudy How else can one know if they are suitable for unserious readers of midcentury gothic schmaltz? 11mo
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rubyslippersreads
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I received a lovely bookmark and candle today. @Linsy are these from you? Thanks so much! #bookmail #oldcoolbooks

RadicalReader @rubyslippersreads gorgeous beyond words bookmark the peacock is positively perfect 12mo
KatieCarpenter Gorgeous bookmarks!! 😍 (edited) 12mo
Linsy Yes! I forgot to say, oops. Glad you like them! 😁 12mo
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Linsy
Untitled | Unknown
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I‘m so sorry, Littens!!

I did an #OldCoolBooks challenge a while back and never posted the winners. There‘s no excuse. I totally spaced it; the goodies have just been sitting on my shelf. Here‘s who won:

1. @JMEdwards - bookish candle
2. @rubyslippersreads - bookmark
3. @CoverToCoverGirl - swag bag

Thank you all for participating! If you won, please send your mailing address to linsyh@icloud.com or leave your email in the comments.

JMEdwards Wow! That's so cool! Thanks! 12mo
LeahBergen Yay! 👏🏻👏🏻 12mo
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rubyslippersreads How exciting! 😄 I‘m rubyslippersreads@yahoo.com 12mo
CoverToCoverGirl Oh wow that‘s awesome.. thanks so much! crywolfe17@outlook.com (edited) 12mo
Linsy @CoverToCoverGirl Did you get my email? Get me your address and I‘ll send the package! Here‘s my email: linsyh@icloud.com. 12mo
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jillrhudy
Castle Dor | Daphne Du Maurier
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Friends of the Library say I can have this romantic novel, by du Maurier and Q, for $2 as it is a book club edition. Sold! #anglophilesoflitsy #librariansoflitsy #oldcoolbooks

Linsy 😍 13mo
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merelybookish
Mittee | Daphne Rooke
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I know the #oldcoolbooks challenge is over but wanted to share my finds from the library sale today.
Anyone familiar with Mittee or Tess of the Storm Country. Apparently the latter was made into a film. I have to say I mostly picked them for their covers.

DivineDiana Not familiar, but do love the covers! 14mo
Louise Something about those covers is reminiscent of a more innocent Age, don't you think? Perhaps that's why we are so charmed by them. 14mo
rubyslippersreads ❤️❤️❤️ the cover of Mittee! Tess sounds familiar, but I haven't read either one. 14mo
Linsy I‘ve never heard of them, but I love these covers as well!! I‘m torn. I can‘t decide if I love the top right or bottom one more. 😍🤩😍 14mo
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