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Re: Who Would've Thunk?



A book press that works for 49 bucks?!!!!!!!!!  Whew, I thought I was
getting away with murder when my two presses came to me from a barn and from
a junk store for less than $100 each!  Good work--Pottery Barn won't know
what hit 'em!
Susan
----- Original Message -----
From: ann peterson <annepeterson@EARTHLINK.NET>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2000 6:16 AM
Subject: Who Would've Thunk?


> Was perusing the profferings of Pottery Barn today when lo!, on one
> of the cunningly arranged coffee tables, I thought I saw a bookpress.
> Closer inspection proved it to be, indeed, a reproduction of an
> antique bookpress.  According to a nearby salesperson, the press fits
> in with PB's "romantic" line of coffee table objects.  He also said
> the press was more decorative than useful, although I tried it out
> with a few catalogues and it seemed serviceable enough.  In any
> event, this "romantic" object is selling for US$49.00 plus tax.
>
> Anyone want to propose a line of "romantic" handmade books to go with it?
>
> Ann Peterson
> San Francisco
>
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