[JHRB News] New April Catalog of Books & Ephemera

Joslin Hall Rare Books office at joslinhall.com
Tue Mar 31 12:32:36 EDT 2015


It's been a long, cold winter in the Cataloging Cave, and many months 
ago the Book Elves thoughts turned to Spring, and especially Easter. The 
book Elves have toned down their planning since last year's Burning 
Bunny fiasco, which ended up with the flaming 50-foot wicker rabbit 
effigy being dumped into the Connecticut River to prevent it setting 
most of Northampton alight. Easter chicks are frowned on these days, but 
with acres of fenced fields available, a brood of chickens supplying 
summer eggs would not be a bad thing, so the Elves ordered 300 chicks 
from Chicks 'R Us - Discount Poultry. Everything was normal for the 
first week, but then the chicks began to develop unusually strong legs… 
"You got geese", was the local farmer's opinion, but even he was 
surprised when the oversized, ungainly feet developed long, thick claws. 
And the legs kept growing, and growing- and in the end there is just no 
mistaking an unexpected flock of 300 young ostriches.

But before the Book Elves had to deal with 300 ravenous and 
semi-hysterical 6-foot tall poultry-from-Hell which broke out of their 
enclosure and can be found wandering the neighborhood in packs, chasing 
the newly-awakened bears and happily grazing the neighbors spring bulbs, 
they finished our latest catalog-

CATALOG #354: A Selection of Books & Ephemera for April, 2015

which can be viewed or downloaded as a .pdf file here ->

<http://www.joslinhall.com/Catalog354.pdf>

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