awww . . .

So I’m doing research, and I find the following heartwarming inscription in the flyleaves in one of my library books:

Mommy Inscription

If you can’t make it out in the image, the inscription reads, in childish scrawl, “To Mommy With Love.”  Below, in a better hand (Daddy?): “Happy Birthday 1980.”

So, a cute little glimpse into some family’s moment of domestic happiness?  Maybe.  But less so when you see the frontispiece for the book:

J. Barr's Within a Dark Wood

Creepy.

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One Response to “awww . . .”

  1. “one crazy s.o.b.” « FoolsCap Says:

    […] I will miss, though, is finding kooky inscriptions in library books.  I’m sure we all recall my previous post about inappropriate inscriptions.  Now, another, this one from a copy of Geoff Sirc’s […]


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