Found Money

A man found $20,000 in a used book. What did folks in the comment thread find?

A flea in a hymn book when I was 7At the back [of an early reprint of Orlando], three pages of notes taken at a women’s book group meeting in London discussing the novel, its themes, language, etc.–in 1930…Infinite wisdom…In a copy of The White Hare by Lilian Bowes Lyon, a handwritten (fountain pen) poem on a sheet of paperIn a 1901 edition of Kipling’s Plain Tales From the Hills, Sir Stafford Cripps bookplate….$AU7 in a book on motor scooters about ten years after we’d gotten rid of one dollar notes…A Metro ticket, it wasn’t interesting at all.

(Found at The Guardian.)

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