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Archive for 'Etceteralia'

Disappointment…

Know what these are? I found them tucked into a couple of books that were part of a larger archive I’ve been cataloging. Go ahead, click on them. I’ll wait.
Back? Any guesses?
They’re stamped, postmarked and mailed envelopes from Paul Bowles.
Only problem? They’re empty.
And no sign of the letters [...]


Fascinating collection of…

Pre-owned bookmarks collected over the years from books purchased at flea markets, garage sales, used bookstores, etc.


Found in a WWII-era title today while sorting books…

These sorts of “extra” items found tucked into books which are not directly related to the title at hand, I like to call ‘etceteralia.”