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From: "Ken Taylor"
Subject: Re: Anyone else collect old engineering books?
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Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 20:44:12 +1300
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"Gibbo" wrote in message
> "John Jardine" firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >Also got those 4 volumes. Marvellous reading!. I never found a precise
> >either, reckoned it was about 1935-40. Look at the workers clothes and
> >of conduit on the photos opposite Vol 1 page 288.
> >Does yours still smell from the odd material they covered the bindings
> Yeah, a mixture of that and the musty smell of someone's grandad's cellar.
> I always keep my eye open for books like this at sales. They don't seem to
> up as often as they used to. I got this set for 50 pence at a boot sale. I
> would have happily given him a tenner for it.
"I love the smell of old books in the morning!"
(with apologies....or else!)
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