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What's lost between pages of an old book?

People working in book stores often make collections of what they find stored and forgotten between the pages of books.

Among the items known to be found in old books: A letter from Mrs. Robert E. Lee, photos, birth certificates, and ticket stubs. Cash is not an unusual find, and love letters are common.

Novelist David Bowman deliberately filled a first edition of his novel, Let the Dog Drive (Penguin USA), with publishers' rejection letters. He sold it for a good price.

When you sell your books, you have a choice. Either search them for forgotten items to be removed or leave an anonymous treasure inside to delight the finder!

This story was posted on 2023-11-18 17:24:38
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