Note Enclosed



Typed letter from the Pageant Book Co., dated 1953:

Dear Mr. Wilk:

Thank you for your order. We are sending you 1 copy: "Hector Berlioz," as per your order. Unfortunately, we do not have the other two copies you are interested in. However, we shall try to locate them for you.

Sincerely,
S.B. Solomon
Pageant Book Co.


Found in  "Hector Berlioz: Selections From His Letters, and Aesthetic, Humorous, and Satirical Writings" edited and translated by William F. Apthorp. Published by Henry Holt, 1879.

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1 comment:

Robert Zimmermann said...

That's a cool find. Reminds me of some of the correspondence in "84, Charing Cross Road" by Helene Hanff.

I'm somewhat glad this isn't very popular any more. It'd take a while to get the book. But then again, everyone's pile of books to read might not get overwhelming as easily.

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