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Anonymous handmade book

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0041

Content Description

This collection contains one original typed humerous epistolary story in a handmade book. The book is bound with a faded silk tie at the spine, and made up of clippings, magazine pages, typed pages, and illustrations. Original typed humorous epistolary story, it is told by a soldier stationed at Camp Lee outside Petersburg, Va., who falls in love with the voice of a woman who sells him a book over the phone from the longtime local booksellers T. S. Beckwith & Co.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased 29 November 2018.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Dates

  • c. 1919

Extent

.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter folder)

Inventory

1 book