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Vintage books are something I love coming across. Not only do they have a distinctive smell that just oozes history, but they are so much more elaborate and well made than books today. Do you love to read? If you can't get enough of all things literary, check out these vintage books. You are going to love each and every one of them.

1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Vintage books are fun to look at, but this story remains a classic to this day. Kids all over the world have enjoyed an imaginary visit to the famous candy making factory.

2. The Little Butterfly Book

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You'll have to be able to read Dutch, but the cover is beautiful, isn't it? I wonder if it's a story or a fact book. Do you know?

3. Creatures of the Night

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I've never actually read this book, but the cover really makes me want to.

4. The Modern Seven Wonders of the World

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This book is sure to contain information that is just as cool as the front cover. I love the intricate pattern of the leaves and flowers.

5. The Bathtub Hoax

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Not sure what the book is about, but the cover is certainly unique, don't you agree?

6. How to Avoid Everything

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This book may not be fancy or elaborate, but the title is hilarious. I'm sure many people have picked this book up to have a look at what's contained inside.

7. Our National Parks

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I bet this book is loaded with great information and beautiful pictures. Who doesn't love a trip through a national park? Live vicariously through this book if you can't get away.

8. There is Death in the Pot

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The title is sort of spooky and ominous, but I'd be interested in cracking this one open. Would you?

9. Winnie the Pooh

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You can' t go wrong with vintage Winnie the Pooh. Kids and adults across the world love this collection of stories about a little boy and his stuffed bear.

10. The Secret of the Old Clock

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This, and all Nancy Drew books, made up a huge portion of my pre-teen reading choices. Did you devour her books too?

11. Ginger and Pickles

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Beatrix Potter may be more widely known for her Peter Rabbit story collection, but meet some of the characters in this great tome.

12. The Alarm of the Black Cat

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This old horror/suspense story is sure to keep you up at night. Read at your own risk.

13. The Sea around Us

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Ocean lovers unite! Sure, some of the information might be outdated, but the illustrations are so detailed and beautiful. You'll have a hard time putting this one down.

14. Come Back Dr. Caligari

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I know they say not to judge a book by its cover, but this cover clearly proves how great story inside is.

15. Jane Eyre

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Once a household name, this edition of Jane Eyre probably graced the bookshelves in houses all over the world. Have you read it?

16. Anna Karenina

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I had a hard time getting through this book, but the cover of this copy is pretty great to look at, don't you think?

17. 20,000 Leagues under the Sea

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This had to have been one of my favorite books when I was a kid. I love the cover of this one more than the one I owned.

18. Victory

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With a name like "Victory" and a cover that looks like this, you know you are going to get lost in this story.

19. Emma

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This cover is simply stunning. You don't see books like this anymore. Isn't it great?

20. The War of the Worlds

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This classic book sparked a lot of panic in the United States. You have to admit it is kind of a creepy storyline. Have you read it?

21. How to Write Letters

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I'm not sure I'd need instructions for letter writing, but it would be cool to see what is inside.

Do you have any vintage books in your collection? Which ones? Do you read them over and over again?

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