[ModLib] Tell Me More

JOHN PETERSON jpetersonlhi at verizon.net
Sun Nov 16 22:33:12 EST 2008


My favorite is from a late 60's copy of "Interpretation of Dreams," where 
some (I imagine) college student wrote on the back of the Title Page, "I 
Need You".  Sigmund would be proud.

John Peterson

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "robert e. watling jr." <rewatlingjr at comcast.net>
To: <billdi at earthlink.net>; "For collectors of Modern Library books" 
<modlib at owu.edu>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 2:45 AM
Subject: Re: [ModLib] Tell Me More


> On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 17:01:18 -0800, Bill DiBenedetto
> <billdi at earthlink.net> wrote:
>
>> I have to smile whenever I see this one on the shelf, which is
>> frequently.
>> I've attached pictures I took of the front and back of the menu; I hope
>> you
>> can see and enjoy them.
>
> Thanks Bill,
> One of the great joys of collecting old books, especially ML's, is finding
> little pieces of ephemera in them. In a copy of The Philosophy of William
> James I found a slip of paper with a pen and ink sketch of a girl's face.
> I have also found notes, grocery lists and phone numbers in books. I
> actually riffle through every book I pick up to see what else I can find.
> Nice scans too by the way. Real little gem you found there. Thanks...rob.
>
> -- 
> "Cogito ergo...how does that go again?"...rewjr.
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