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    Found an Old Book in the loft.

    I've just found a copy of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe in my loft. Nothing special I suppose, but it has a label inside saying it was presented to a Lizzie Cardell, Of Gillespie Road School for good attendence on June 30th.1900.

    I can just about read the print because it is so small!
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    Wow, I would hold on to that.......or you can send it to me for safekeeping.
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    Check the publisher and publish date
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    Can't find a publish date.The publisher is S.W.Partidge & Co.
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    Depending on condition, somewhere between $6 - $20
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    Depending on condition, somewhere between $6 - $20
    I'd give him 20 bucks for it, if he would pay the mailing costs.

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    30 here and I will pay mailing costs.

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    40, and I will pay shipping costs and put "God Save the Queen" as my signature line for one month.




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    I will do my happy dance.


    And I don't even want the book.

    I just wanna dance!
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    You should keep that, try to preserve it as much as possible. Take it to antique road show just for shits and giggles.

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    http://www.biblio.com/search.php?aut...age=20&stage=1

    I think the first 4 are a match, and list on them is up to $40 in Very Good + condition, any condition less goes for a lot less. Partridge was a large printing house out of London, they turned out a lot of copies of a lot of books. 100 years old isn't that old for books anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    I will do my happy dance.


    And I don't even want the book.

    I just wanna dance!

    Oh look, we have a new contender for gayest LEO.
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    Well done Ducky. It looks like number 5 in that list. Although this one has a gold crest stamped on the back saying, Prize Awarded by the School Board of London. And the Pic. on the front cover has a woman and slave in it with the womans dress done in a gold colour.
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