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2030Re: [aloha-donblanding] 2001 Whoopee!

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  • karen Cotter
    Jan 2, 2001
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      Yow! You did score big time! What a great way to begin the new year.
      Congratulations! How exciting!!!!! Karen Cotter

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Keith Emmons" <keith2draw@...>
      To: <aloha-donblanding@egroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2001 4:52 PM
      Subject: [aloha-donblanding] 2001 Whoopee!


      > I'm the first one here in 2001...WHOOPEE!
      >
      > I just scored a huge lot of Blanding Ephemera from a woman in
      > Vermont. For only $65.00, I purchased the following items which were
      > owned by a lawyer named Roy Gibson, who apparently knew Don.
      >
      > 1) Signed 'Joy is an Inside Job' with a newspaper article announcing
      > a lecture by Blanding at the Hotel Roosevelt, and an old color
      > photograph of Waikiki Beach (don't know if Don is in it or not.)
      >
      > 2) Two copies of The Virgin of Waikiki, green illustrated paper over
      > boards, privately printed, Honolulu, 1928, 15 pages, one is signed by
      > Blanding (this was the only edition out of five that I didn't have.)
      >
      > 3) A circular for his books, "Don Blanding's Books - Solve your Gift
      > Lists", 4 pages.
      >
      > 4) Two pamphlets advertising Hawaiian Flowers by Don Blanding. A new
      > pattern of authentic california Vernonware, and Coral Reef by
      > Blanding, a new pattern of authentic california vernonware.
      >
      > 5) A postcard to Gibson, signed by Blanding.
      >
      > 6) A printed note "I hope you're having a grand time living, too -
      > Aloha Don Blanding."
      >
      > 7) A postcard to Gibson announcing "Soldier What did you See?"
      >
      > 8) A small piece of music "Be With Us Lord, in Times of Peace" by
      > Blanding and Norman Soreng Wright. Written on top "Get it sung?
      > Thanks, D.B."
      >
      > 9) A printed note from Blanding announcing the coming book Today Is
      > Here. illustration by Blanding.
      >
      > 10) A note to Gibson on an illustrated letterhead done by Blanding
      > and signed by him.
      >
      > 11) A printed letter about Vagabond House.
      >
      > 12) An advertisement for Vagabond House. a reproduction of the album
      > cover on one side and text on the other.
      >
      > 13) A letterhead card with a drawing by Blanding and an announcement
      > of his new address, signed by blanding.
      >
      > 14) A greeting card with a drawing by Blanding.
      >
      >
      > Is this a major score, or what? I would have paid over $65 for just
      > one of the Virgin of Waikiki books! Looks like 2001 is going to be a
      > great year! Let's get some dialogue going here...holidays are over,
      > so let's get back to the Blanding research!
      >
      > -= Keith =-
      >
      >
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