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Above: handwritten card for Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own.

(via Vintage Catalog Cards for Literary Classics from the Semi-Secret Archive of the Library of Congress | Brain Pickings)

From the article:

More than mere ephemera of literary fetishism, however, the cards are a reminder that a book is a node in a complex human network of authors, readers, and librarians, connecting countless eras, geographies, and sensibilities by the inextricable common thread that is the joy of reading. 

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