Vintage Books

• 24 May 2010























One of the gems I picked up at a flea market outside Paris a few weeks ago. Five minutes after we arrived I spotted it. I tried to negotiate with the vendor a little (he gave in a little, but not too much), then walked away only to find myself picking it up a couple minutes later. I just knew I'd be sad if I didn't leave with it. The cover is stunning in both color and design and the inside is actually in excellent shape too. What a find! This is how I get my thrills people :)

What are some of your favorite sources for vintage books? Have you ever seen the blog, "Vintage Kids' Books My Kid Loves"? It's a fun resource...you should take a peek. Also, Etsy offers a plethora of vintage books. Go ahead, I dare you to go through all 24,637 options and not add a couple to your cart!

5 comments:

  1. vkbmkl is my favorite go to blog for oldies!!! the scribbler is amazing! xoxo

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  2. I've had great luck at Estate Sales in the SF Bay Area. Are they popular in Utah?

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  3. Love old books and the book stalls in Paris - heaven!

    xo Erin

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  4. My next door neighbor offered me unlimited choice of 100s (yes, really!) of vintage books. Most of the ones I took are old french textbooks and children's primers! What a find! I am listing several new binders and journals made from travel ephemera this summer in my etsy shop...Hope you can visit!

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  5. Thanks for the shout out! You made my day.... :)

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