Found inside “Nancy Drew: Mystery of the Tolling Bell” (1946)
One key, tied to a string. Found in a sealed envelope from the Gladstone Hotel in New York City.
The Gladstone was well-known apartment hotel off Park Avenue, home to Marilyn Monroe, Gloria Swanson, Marlene Dietrich, Carson McCullers and others.
Found in “The Great Shark Hunt: Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1” by Hunter S. Thompson. Published by Popular Library, 1979.
Found in “The Call of the Wild” by Jack London. Published by Dover, 1990.
Found in “Catch-22: A Critical Edition” by Joseph Heller. Published by Delta, 1978.
Found in “The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans: Volume One” edited by James Herring and James Longacre. Published by Monson Bancroft, 1834.
To Mildred, my dearest
Who just told me of rose petal sandwiches - and of many other wonderful things.
Ever her loving
Interesting piece of history, 1898 note inducting Mary Ingersoll into the Daughters of the American Revolution - http://www.forgottenbookmarks.com/2014/02/interesting-piece-of-history-note.html
Nice collection of old photographs I came across -
"Treasures From Fairy Land" by Rossiter Raymond and Grace Greenwood. Published by The American News Co., 1879.
The first week of 1899:
On the back is a stamp marked “Norman Taylor = Aug 72 1866.”
Found in “Mariages d’Aventure” by Emile Gaboriau, 1872.
I love used books. They not only contain the story the author wrote but the story of the book as an object. Here’s what I found in one such book.