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May 24, 2012

We’re recommending a fascinating blog post from the Houghton Library on bookmarks as evidence of use and reading.  The occasion is the library’s acquisition of a copy of Jean Croiset’s La dévotion au Sacre Coeur de Notre-Seigneur Jesus-Christ (Paris, 1741) which contains “embroidered heart-shaped cushion of green silk with five ribbons of different colors” and other ribbons tied to the book.  

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