New York Times Custom Anniversary Book

Memorialize all the years you've shared together with this keepsake book by The New York Times.

$99.95

A Love for the Pages

Memorialize all the years you've shared together with this keepsake book that features every New York Times front page from the day you said "I do" to your most recent anniversary. Watch history come alive before your eyes as you see the most newsworthy events that occurred on every anniversary--from your first to your fiftieth. This custom chronicle of your romance is bound in a stately hardbound book and is personalized with your names, or the names of your recipients, in elegant stamped gold. A touching and memorable way to fete a significant anniversary, this heirloom-quality book is a testament to lasting love. Made in Williston, Vermont.

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Measurements
15" L x 12" W
Notes
Please note: New York Times Custom Anniversary Book includes only pages from the year of the recipients' anniversary onward. A more recent wedding will result in a shorter book.

These pages are not standard newspaper dimensions, therefore, the type is shrunk slightly to fit a more convenient, book-sized trim. Certain years/pages are reprinted from microfilm and font size may be reduced. Missing pages may be the result of a newspaper strike or a lack of relevant information on the front page for that date.
Item ID
26708

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 8/25/2017.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsNew York Times Custom Anniversary Book
 
4.7

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (12)
  • Informative (8)
  • Easy to read (7)
  • Page-turner (4)
  • Engaging characters (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gift (17)
  • Older readers (5)
  • Anniversary (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Bookworm (5), Casual reader (4), Everyday reader (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Amazing, Unique, and Personal Gift!

We bought this for my in-laws' 50th wedding anniversary and it was a huge hit with them and us. Reading through the pages is like a walk through history -- interesting, informative,...Read complete review

We bought this for my in-laws' 50th wedding anniversary and it was a huge hit with them and us. Reading through the pages is like a walk through history -- interesting, informative, and extremely fun! It is something we know they will actually spend hours reading, as well as treasure as a keepsake and conversation piece. The personalization on the cover and the title page is stately and well-designed and makes the gift extra-special for the recipient. We also enjoyed the unexpected extra historic front pages included at the end of the book (e.g., end of WWI, sinking of Titanic, first walk on the Moon, etc.!). Note that the book is smaller than an actual newspaper page, which means the print is also smaller -- so we included a 2" x 4" magnifier along with the gift :).

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Add-ons unnecessary

The book itself looks nice if a little plain. The subject matter is fascinating and everything is very clear and easy to read. My main complaint is that at the end of the book...Read complete review

The book itself looks nice if a little plain. The subject matter is fascinating and everything is very clear and easy to read. My main complaint is that at the end of the book there are a large number of additional NY Times front pages included. WHY? This is supposed to be about the front pages on the dates of my parents anniversaries but for some unknown reason you decided to include random pages at the end? It significantly detracts from the impact of the gift and was very disappointing to say the least. Please consider removing these in the future as I am sure I am not the only one to feel this way.

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5.0

Great investment!

By 

from Salt Lake City, UT

About Me Everyday Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

    Really great gift for the whole family. My parents were celebrating their 44th wedding anniversary, but the kids all got together and we were able to hear about noteworthy things in the newspaper and in their lives in those years. Highly recommend.

     
    5.0

    I would purchase this book again !

    By 

    from Pennsylvania

    About Me Casual Reader

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Older Readers
      • Reference

      Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

      Everything was great . It is a beautiful book

      Service and delivery comments:

      Excellent '

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I will give this again as a gift in the future

      By 

      from Oklahoma

      About Me Bookworm

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Engaging characters
      • Informative
      • Page-Turner
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift

        Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

        Our dad loved this gift. He shows it to everyone!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        BEST gift for my parents' 50th Anniversary

        By 

        from Ft. Myers, FL

        About Me Bookworm

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift

          Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

          I could not find a single thing for my parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary. They have everything and can buy what they want. They are also starting to get rid of things. This is the MOST perfect gift for the person/people in your life "have it all." There are also blank pages in the front, which my husband and I signed as well as the rest of our family wishing them a happy Golden Anniversary. Wonderful gift and keepsake.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Super fast shipping.

           
          5.0

          I would highly recommend this custom tailored book.

          By 

          from Houston, Texas

          About Me Bookworm

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Read
          • Informative
          • Page-Turner

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Reference

            Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

            This custom tailored book is a perfect gift for birthdays and anniversaries. It allows the recipient to page through time and learn what was happening in the world each year on their own significant day.

             
            5.0

            A wonderful book. Beautiful and truly appreciated.

            By 

            from New Jersey

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                Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

                Would definitely recommend as a very, very special gift!

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful Anniversary Gift

                By 

                from CT

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                    • Gift

                    Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

                    This was a great book to commemorate a 50th Anniversary. There was a front page from every year of their marriage as well as significant headlines within those same years. We took another reviewers advice and had guests at the party write messages in the blank pages (4) of the book. Printing is small but normal for that newspaper.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Delivery was quoted as one week to ten days but the book was received in three days!

                     
                    5.0

                    This was the best gift for my parents . They love it.

                    By 

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Casual Reader

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Deserves Multiple Readings
                    • Easy To Read
                    • Informative

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gift
                      • Older Readers

                      Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

                      My parents absolutely love it.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      What do you get someone that has everything??

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                      from Florida

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Deserves Multiple Readings

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gift

                        Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

                        I was throwing my parents a 50th Anniversary party and bought this as their gift. On my invitation I asked partygoers in lieu of gifts to recall a story of them. At the party, I set the book up and brought markers and asked everyone who attended to sign the inside of their Anniversary book as though it was a yearbook. By the end of the night, they had made their own personal book. Mom and Dad loved it!

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                        • Yes
                         
                        5.0

                        Beautiful - great talking point!

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                        from Des Moines, IA

                        About Me Everyday Reader

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                        Pros

                        • Deserves Multiple Readings

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gift
                          • Older Readers
                          • Younger Readers

                          Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Anniversary Book:

                          Absolutely gorgeous book detailing history and bringing back memories. A great piece to spark conversations and life observations, and definitely an easy way to spend time among multiple generations. When we'd land on something particularly meaningful (example: the day after Robert Kennedy's assassination), it felt like we'd found an Easter egg. Love that huge historical moments were captured in the back pages, as well.

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                          • Yes

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