[JHRB News] A New Issue of Bookin' -Odd, Unusual & Unruly Books

Joslin Hall Rare Books office at joslinhall.com
Wed May 14 09:36:12 EDT 2014

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Well, despite the best efforts of the Book Elves, another Bookin’! is 
ready to unleash upon an unsuspecting public. Their efforts included a 7 
day-long May Day Festival which featured a succession of Maypoles, each 
pole having a tendency to conveniently disappear during the evening just 
before it was time to light the nightly Mayday Festival bonfire. Excuse 
me- “May Day” Festival, not “Mayday” Festival, though after about 5 days 
of it, “Mayday” seemed more appropriate... The Book Elves have grown 
tired of that joke, but I’m going to keep telling it, because I’m the 
one holding their bail-bond certificates. Those were another result of 
the week-long celebrations.

But before they also got banned from possessing fireworks, fire-lighting 
devices, alcoholic beverages, and tubas (don't ask), they finished our 
latest catalog, which is available for browsing or download as a pdf-


Have fun!

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