help share your passion about letter writing

Written by tamara stevens, BA

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I want to hear from you yes yourepparttar one reading this post. I know you love to get a letter addressed to you? Who doesn’t? Is there some that you have kept? If so? Why? When? How? Yes I want allrepparttar 116278 5 W’s answered. The reason is I think that it is important to have book that expresses just how important this art of letter writing is to our society. I have heard from a publisher that they are interested. Now I just have to createrepparttar 116279 masterpiece calledrepparttar 116280 unwritten “reality” ofrepparttar 116281 lost art of letterwriting.

Help me help shinerepparttar 116282 light on this amazing gift so that it doesn’t disappear fromrepparttar 116283 future. If you want more info please feel free to contact me. I have more to share as always. If you can think of other places to post or spreadrepparttar 116284 word please do. This is dedicated to you. I would appreciate any help in gettingrepparttar 116285 word out. I don’t think that I could do this book justice with out having fellow letter writers sharing their experiences aboutrepparttar 116286 passion of this amazing hobby.

Tamara Stevens 6 Commodore Ave Sackville, NS B4E 3B2 Canada /

I am 29 year old female from halifax, ns canada. I grew in a small coastal community on the coast of the bay of fundy.

Collecting Antique Maps - A Beginner's Guide

Written by Neil Street

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Armed with a little guidance from these excellent books,repparttar new collector is likely to focus on a particular niche withinrepparttar 116277 map collecting field. This is an important step, since it is by narrowingrepparttar 116278 focus that a beginner is able to most quickly gainrepparttar 116279 necessary expertise for successful, and enjoyable, collecting. However,repparttar 116280 new collector should also take some time to look around before jumping into a chosen area. There are as many collecting “areas” as there are collectors, and a little time and effort spent exploringrepparttar 116281 field may lead to surprising and unique choices.

What can a person expect to pay for an antique map? The price range is as wide, or wider, than almost every other field of antique collecting. Perfectly acceptable antique maps can be had for as little as $50. For those with a deep pocket, rare or hard-to-find maps can easily run into five or six figures. Withrepparttar 116282 relatively low cost of entry, antique map collecting is an ideal choice for many individuals, combining wide opportunity for research and learning (history, geography, art, engraving, printing, politics, to name but a few) withrepparttar 116283 opportunity to display one’s prizes in an attractive way. And for those who truly “catchrepparttar 116284 bug,” antique map collecting can become a passion that is limited only byrepparttar 116285 imagination.

Neil Street is the owner of VintageMaps.Com, which he founded in 1997. His website, an online destination for the antique map and antique print enthusiast, is at Send email to He can also be reached at (203)762-3474.

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