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I really do plan to read them all, or at least parts of them. But if I don’t, there’s still inspiration and comfort in having them near. And their lives, certainly, won’t stop with mine. I like that. The thought alone is enough to keep me writing and semi-sane another day.
The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Household Edition, with illustrations. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1892). 547 pages. $2.00.
The People, Yes, by Carl Sandburg. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1936), second printing. 186 pages. $1.50.
The Red and the Black, by Stendhal. Translated by Joan Charles. Illustrated by Frede Vidar. The Literary Guild of America, New York (1949). 328 pages. $2.00.
Marion County History, Vol. 3, June 1957. Marion County Historical Society, Salem, Oregon. Periodical. 72 pages. $.50.
Note: The People Yes and The Red and the Black were part of a two-for-one sale, so I paid only $4.50 for this batch.
Another Note: If the blog follower who wrote to me privately will please get in touch again, it will be appreciated. When your message arrived it was automatically filed under Spam and it was accidentally deleted.