Dedications: Happy Christmas, 1901


Kindest wishes for a Happy Christmas.
From David W. White

I’m a little late on the Christmas train, but they sure don’t make handwriting like that any more.

Don’t get me wrong – I love ebooks, and you’ll have to pry my kindle out of my cold, dead hands. But there remains something intangible and intriguing in the sheer age – and history – of some books.

In any case, I’m a sucker for marginalia – I collected dozens of these types of dedications when I worked at a bookstore, and now you can find a new dedication here every Friday. Browse through them here!

Have any of your previously loved books come with notes from past owners? Send them my way!


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