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Mailbox Monday – December14 – Jane Austen fans will appreciate

mmb-300x282Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came in their mailbox during the last week.Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.

On Saturday we had my family Christmas and I received the best, most thoughtful gift from my Aunt Betty.  pp1pp2pp3

My great-aunt Mary was an independent woman who never married and she loved books as much as I do.  This 1919 edition of Pride & Prejudice is the one that she used in high school!  There are a few homework assignments and notes sprinkled throughout.  I love it and love that my Aunt Betty (a retired elementary school librarian) chose me to give it a new life.

What book is most special in your library?

December 14, 2015 - Posted by | Mailbox Monday |


  1. Oh my gosh, what a treasure! I don’t own anything nearly that special.

    Comment by BermudaOnion | December 14, 2015 | Reply

  2. That is extremely cool. I’ve got a music book of my father’s that’s dated back in the 40s, I think.

    Comment by Lloyd Russell | December 14, 2015 | Reply

    • I love old books in general, but it’s so special when they belonged to family.

      Comment by stacybuckeye | December 15, 2015 | Reply

  3. How special Stacy!

    Comment by Diane | December 14, 2015 | Reply

  4. That is awesome!

    Comment by Nise' (Under the Boardwalk) | December 14, 2015 | Reply

  5. I’ve got the P&P I used in Year 9 . I’m 60 now so it’s very treasured

    Comment by Mystica | December 14, 2015 | Reply

  6. What a perfect gift for you!

    Comment by Mary | December 15, 2015 | Reply

  7. That’s an amazing gift!!

    I see it says Z.H.S., what high school is that?

    Comment by Vicki | December 15, 2015 | Reply

  8. That is a beautiful gift. I love it too.

    ENJOY this week.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

    Comment by Silver's Reviews | December 15, 2015 | Reply

  9. That is such an awesome gift, Stacy! How wonderful!

    Comment by Literary Feline | December 15, 2015 | Reply

  10. Wow! That’s a book I would cherish forever! Wonderful.

    Comment by sagustocox | December 15, 2015 | Reply

  11. What an amazing treasure!!! The favorite book in my collection is also Pride and Prejudice… a beautiful leather-bound illustrated Easton Press edition my husband gave me years ago 🙂

    Comment by JoAnn (@lakesidemusing) | December 16, 2015 | Reply

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