A recent purchase of an old Goodspeed's catalogue turned up a few pieces of related ephemera tucked inside the cover.
Catalogue 233 - Rare Americana. Goodspeed's Book Shop at 7 Ashburton Place in Boston. The catalogue is not dated, but a postcard inside indicates 1936 was the year.
In a recent post, I referenced Goodspeed's publication, This Month at Goodspeed's. So it was particularly nice to find an envelope representative of what they were mailed in. None of the copies I've collected (some 100-200 publications) have a mailer with them.
This is also the year that Goodspeed decided to leave the Ashburton address and open up shop at 18 Beacon Street. Included in my Goodspeed ephemera was a postcard announcing the move.
Stephen H. Wakeman: American Literature Enthusiast - Stephen H. Wakeman “If you can get that,” said Mr. Wakeman, “all right. But remember that the collection is to be offered to no one but Mr. Morgan. . . ...
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