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Yesterday’s Finds | A Father & Daughter Bookstore

We traveled yesterday to the Capitol City of Mississippi which is quite a hole. It’s way up on the list of most dangerous and stupid places in the U.S. of A. Years ago it had some great old book stores, one, I remember fondly, managed by the guy who was tasked with inventorying Edora Welty’s …

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American Classics

The Courtship of Miles Standish, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1903 (first published 1858); illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. I already have several copies of The Courtship, and this was over priced at Off Square Books— $12.00!– but I bought it anyway. It’s a fine specimen of an ordinary old book. Beautiful color and black …

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