June 4, 2006 - house contents sale

Columbia Encyclopedia, second edition (1950)
National Geographic Atlas, fourth edition (1975)

I was actually there to buy a driver for a friend who's starting to play golf, but the old chap who's moving into his daughter's house saw me hefting these classics and told me to take them. I take offers of free books from actual readers very seriously, so I wasn't going to turn these down.

The venerable encyclopedia goes to my office, and the second gets saved for whenever my daughter's genetics twig the same interest in maps that had me spend so many hours with the third edition of the atlas.


Lady Amalthea said…
I really love looking at old atlases, especially since so many changes have come about later.

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