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The Old Librarian's Almanack (The Librarian's Series #1)

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The old librarian's almanack. This book, "The old librarian's almanack," by Edmund Lester Pearson, is a replication of a book originally published before 1909. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.
Unknown Binding, 35 pages
Published 1909 by The Elm Tree Press (Woodstock, Vermont)
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laurel
Hilarious. Heard about this hoax and had to read it. Pearson composed it as a hoax, and a number of book reviewers fell for it. Personally, I don't understand how. Pearson commented that he purposefully included anachronisms and false sources as clues to its illegitimacy. Read more about the hoax in The History Of A Hoax: Edmund Lester Pearson, John Cotton Dana, And The Old Librarian's Almanack.
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