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A Book About a Thousand Things by George Stimpson. Harper, 1947. Hardcover with no dust jacket. First edition. 513 pages. This book's author was a lifelong newspaperman. The book is a collection of much of the curiosities, trivia, and essential facts such persons need and accumulate over many years, and is an utter delight to read. Learn the origins of sayings, who first said a famous quote, how a unit of measurement originated, etc.
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California Lustre brings you an eclectic array of vintage finds from all over the West coast. We offer unique decorative accents to complete any room, alongside a wide variety of books for building your library or putting on display. Our one-of-a-kind vintage finds will add style, playfulness, or charm to any space.
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- 8.5" L x 5.75" W x 1.2" H