[JHRB News] ****SPAM**** Book Elf Adventures + Culinary Stocking Stuffers

Joslin Hall Rare Books office at joslinhall.com
Fri Nov 25 07:20:24 EST 2016

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The Book Elves love the holidays- any holiday, anybody’s holiday, any 
excuse whatsoever to take the day off- er, I mean to help celebrate a 
festive occasion and get free food, um, I mean share the goodwill. 
Thanksgiving, featuring lots of free food, has always ranked near the 
top of the Book Elves holiday score sheet (the 4th of July always comes 
in first, because, you know, explosives…). This Thanksgiving the Book 
Elves decided to share some festiveness of their own, and before anybody 
could stop them they were off to New York and the famous Macy’s 
Thanksgiving Day Parade, hauling a trailer filled with something large 
they had recently purchased on Ali Baba (sort of a Chinese version of 
Ebay, but without the rules).

But before the book Elves were tackled by parade security just in time 
to stop them from deploying their 35-foot tall, all-too anatomically 
accurate ‘Eddie the Excited Book Elf’ balloon, they finished our latest 

Cook Book Stocking Stuffers:
A selection of modestly-priced culinary books & ephemera for December, 

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

Fine books of the 16th-20th centuries
on the decorative and fine arts & design

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