[JHRB News] Our New Books on Decorative & Fine Arts Catalog
Joslin Hall Rare books
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Tue Feb 19 14:24:18 EST 2008
The Book Elves have always been a little more literal than is good for
them, but they usually (well, sometimes) manage to get to the edge of the
cliff without falling over, so I didnt think too much of it when they
said they were going to build an historical snow scene in the front yard.
I didnt even give it much thought when they announced the theme would be
The Charge of the Light Brigade.
So I suppose its all my fault, really.
I prefer to think of what happened as a case of over-exuberance (though
the District Attorney insisted on calling it reckless endangerment).
After all, they only borrowed those two howitzers from the local
National Guard Armory, and the ensuing re-creation of the final charge was
certainly dramatic, even if a few snow soldiers did end up on the
neighbors roof. Of course the whole affair attracted the attention of a
certain amount of press, not to mention an array of Federal and State
But before they spent three days explaining themselves to some
not-very-amused FBI agents, the Book Elves finished our Winter catalog-
RECENT ACQUISITIONS ON ANTIQUES & THE ARTS- WINTER, 2008 features more
than 300 books on furniture, folk art, silver, ceramics, glass, textiles,
painting, prints, and much more, with a special section on Maritime Arts,
and much material from the reference library of a noted New England
The catalog is posted online-
We also have printed copies available.
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