A Vintage Children's Literature Anthology

This vintage Fave Find has a story all its own! We’ve been saving this submission to correspond with the launch of our fashion writing anthology, The Written Wardrobe

Who: Holley Maher of Girlish Whimsy (You may remember her from this blog interview!)

What: Anthology of Children’s Literature, 2nd Edition (1948)

Where:
Yard sale near Sedona, Arizona

How Much: $1.50

When I Use It:
“I nanny for twin girls, so I peruse it often to come up with some classic stories to share with them.”

Shopping Tips: “Yard sales are hit or miss, but even if you don’t find a stunning vintage frock, you might find something with great history. My lucky-charm boyfriend scooped this up for me, knowing my fascination for children’s literature. He paid $1.50 for it. I did some research when I got it (of course my curiosity kicked in) and it was appraised at $107! Nice! But I won’t be selling this anytime soon. And the inside cover has an inscription‘Doris Plummer.’ I love a good mystery!”

HEY, BLOG READERS! We know you’re the cleverest vintage hunters around, which is why we want to hear the story of your Fave Find! E-mail favefinds@modcloth.com with a picture of you with your favorite vintage find (a rare record, a perfect pair of boots, or any other treasure), and answer the following: Who, What, Where, How Much, When I Use It, and Shopping Tips!

About Julianne

Julie is a modern day Renaissance woman and die-hard bloody mary enthusiast. When she’s not sprinkling magic fairy dust onto ModCloth’s social media channels, you can find her eclectic point of view on food, fashion, music, and DIY documented here!

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1 Comment

  1. Rosaspina Vintage 02/08/2011 at 1:08 pm #

    I adore finding inscriptions on old books! And the illustrations inside are lovely, this is an amazing find Holley 🙂

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