Antique Vintage Paper Books Magazines Civil War Victorian Edwardian Catalogs Books Greeting Cards Scrapbooks

Welcome to - we love old paper - and these beautifully illustrated catalogs, magazines, books, greeting cards and other pieces of art from the past tell a story of an era in life when things were simpler, more graceful, more beautiful, less rushed. Before the age of mass production, antique vintage paper, books and magazines were a celebration of life and tell a story of a more genteel lifestyle.


Little Miss Muffet And Other Good Stories by Henry Altemus Company, Philadelphia, dated 1905. Bo-Peep, Series No 6. It is 64 pages with 69 fabulous black and white illustrations. Book includes the hard to find dust jacket.

1905 Little Miss Muffet Storybook Henry Altemus With Dust Jacket Bo Peep Series

A gift of chocolates are also special to receive. Here's a mid century - 1950's, or possibly early 1960's, Schrafft's cardboard candy box. The decorated box lid is made of a shiny marblized foil paper on the sides.

Vintage 1950 Cardboard Schrafft's Candy Box Fabric Flower Trim + Paper Keepsakes

Late Victorian or early 1900's Tuck Valentine Greetings Postcard. Valentine Posies series #17. Two sweet little girls offering Valentine Greetings. One with an arrow in her hand. Although unused, there is a slight bend to one of the corners.

2 Victorian Girls 1900 Tuck Postcard Valentine Posies Series Unused

I find these old needlework magazines and books so interesting not only for the beauty of the items but also to learn the uses. There are certainly a number of items one does ponder the usage from such a long time ago. So it is that I find the early needle craft books a valuable resource of history and study.

December 1911 Home Needlework Magazine Florence Publishing