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Crazeedi Yes 5mo
LeahBergen I‘ve had this book Litsy-stacked for ages. 5mo
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Tale of Peter Rabbit | Beatrix Potter
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Look what I found in the storage area of our basement! I loved all of the Beatrix Potter stories as a girl, especially Peter Rabbit, but I know these are not the books my mother read from! These #hardcovers came from my grandparents‘ home. They don‘t have a publication date and bear little resemblance to the single thick book of stories Mom had.

#OldCoolBooks #Hardcovers #Lostbooks

Bronte_Chintz Stunning! 😍😍😍 1y
kezzlou85 My brother and I had these versions. We had half each growing up then when I had my girls he gave me his ones as well. They loved the stories. 1y
ReadZenRites Oh, now that‘s a sweet brother! 😊💕 @kezzlou85 👍🏻 1y
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ReadZenRites Thank you @Bronte_Chintz 😊💕 1y
kezzlou85 @ReadZenRites yeah bless him. He loves his nieces 1y
LeahBergen I love these. 😍 1y
ReadZenRites Thank you @LeahBergen 😊💕 1y
Linsy What an incredible find! 🙌 These are some books I need to get to read to my little boy! I loved them as a kid as well. 1y
ReadZenRites I‘m so glad to have rescued them from the dusty basement! Somehow, being one of three daughters I‘ve been really lucky in the books passed down to me. 💕 (edited) 1y
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A Book of Good Poems | C. T. (Charles Taylor) Fyfe
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This came to mind for both #LostBooks & #RareBooks. I credit this as one of the school textbooks that reignited my love for poetry. I had tracked down a copy after high school, but I lost it in a house fire. It took over 15 years to find another copy! Half the book has notes pencilled in, but that just adds to the charm. #OldCoolBooks

Linsy Whoa, what a story! I love how faithful you were to your book love. 💗💗💗 (edited) 2y
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#OldCoolBooks #day11 #LostBooks This book was one of my obsessions as a young reader. It‘s a lost book because my copy was lost & I could never find a replacement. It‘s also about a lost book as well as a secret room. I was in a noisy family in a small house, finding a secret room that I could hide in and just read was my deepest wish. Samantha has her own secret room but finds out her greatgran had another hidden on her families property.

LeahBergen Oh, it sounds good! 2y
Linsy Ooh, this looks great! 💙 1y
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Many lives were lost in this great conflict 😢.. I thought the Ken Burns series brilliantly done and this book is a perfect compliment to it. I have always found this civil war in particular, especially the circumstances leading up to it, sadly fascinating! @Linsy

#LostBooks #OldCoolBooks #History

Linsy Yes, fascinating and so sad — countrymen fighting each other. 😢 2y
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#OldCoolBooks #LostBooks

I think of cool old books signed by a giver as 'lost books' when I find/rescue them. They raise so many questions...who was May & did she like Indonesian Cookery?...was it a happy birthday or was she mad she got a cookbook?...was the cookbook given to her in 1963 when it published?...who got the NYTimes Cookbook?...who were Marie & Jon?...was the recipient mad they gave her her a 1961 published cookbook in 1970? Hmm...🤔

Lcsmcat I wonder things like that too. And I love finding books with notes like that in them. 2y
CoffeeNBooks I love finding books with "treasures," but then there are so many questions! 2y
Linsy I love this! I totally agree. The mysterious pieces of paper in old books are often my favorite part. 💖 2y
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101 Dalmatians | Dodie Smith
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MAY 11 PROMPT: Lost Books

This 1957 Edition of the Hundred and One Dalmatians had been hidden from me as a child because my mother could not trust me to keep from coloring the illustrations (yes, that‘s my handiwork above) #lostbook. Although this is considered a first edition, the story appeared in serial form in Woman‘s Day Magazine as “The Great Dog Robbery” in 1956 & 1957.

#coololdbooks #lostbooks #oldchildrensbooks

tammysue Ooh very nice!! 😍 2y
DebinHawaii Very cool! One of my favorites growing up! 💜 2y
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ReadZenRites Thank you @DebinHawaii It is was a favorite of mine, too... even after I was forced to switch to the Disney version with already-colored illustrations. 😬 2y
DebinHawaii For what it's worth I think you have great coloring talent! 😆👍 2y
ReadZenRites Thanks @DebinHawaii 😂 I was mightily provoked that I never got to color the lady‘s skirt. It‘s so half finished that way🙁 2y
Linsy This is so great! 💜 1y
ReadZenRites Thanks @Linsy 😊💕 1y
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Sanditon | Jane Austen
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I always thought of Sandition as an unfinished novel, not a lost one, but this Smithsonian article lists it as one of the great books “lost to time”. It makes it all feel so mysterious. #lostbooks #oldcoolbooks


Tanner Wow, what a gorgeous book! 2y
AJBowers THAT COVER 😍 2y
SomedayAlmost Lovely book! 2y
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Linsy @Tanner @AJBowers @SomedayAlmost It belongs to my sister-in-law! I am, understandably, quite jealous. 💜 2y
LeahBergen Some of the things I‘ve read about it say that it could have been her best, too. 😩 2y
readinginthedark Interesting! I definitely consider it unfinished. It gets to the point where she‘s introduced everyone to you, but a lot of conflict hasn‘t happened yet. I found it interesting to watch the modern vlog adaptation on YouTube from Pemberley Digital! 2y
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#lostbooks The original manuscript for The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is lost and supposedly has some major differences in the storyline.
#OldCoolBooks @Linsy

Linsy That‘s so cool! I think my dream job, if I were a character in a book, would be tracking down lost manuscripts. Of course, I would only do that after running from the CIA because I refused to do something morally objectionable. ... Book me is so cool. 2y
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