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[Comments] (2) Vindication: They mocked my predilections, but I am vindicated by anecdote!

Until 50 years ago, the book's paper wrapper was there to draw attention in a store, and to protect the book until someone actually sat down and read it. At that time it was commonly discarded[.]

In conclusion: ha!

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Posted by frances at Fri May 07 2004 18:15


Posted by Brian Danger Hicks at Wed May 12 2004 15:24

So you're saying I should be judging a book by its cover wrapper, not its cover?

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