Thursday, March 14, 2013

Not Sherlock

I found a book at the Roseville Library sale for $1.00, because I thought it would be a good addition to the fancy books shelf at home:

Have you found it yet?  Did the title give it away?  It's a book of poetry by Oliver Wendell Holmes.  There is no date, but it was published by M.A. Donohue & Co. which was based out of Chicago.

Check out the front cover:

And then, at some point in time, this book held a leaf.  I love that the fossilized remains of that leaf are imprinted on the interior pages:

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