Re: Xmas present
- Dear Todd,
Alexi Hamilton Jr. is not a relation, insofar as I know.
Looking forward to meeting you Match 13.
--- In email@example.com, "beat_town" <beat_town@...> wrote:
> My loving and resourceful wife found a very beaten-up copy of "The Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.", published in 1854 in four volumes by Richard Lord Braybrooke, and gave it to me this morning. This is apparently the fifth edition, and it's signed by its original owner, who -- if I'm reading his signature correctly -- was Alexi Hamilton Jr., who acquired the four volumes in August 1867.
> The interior pages are fragile but readable, but the bindings of all four volumes are in bad shape. I don't want to completely rebind them and thus render them "inauthentic," but I would like to actually be able to leaf through them without worrying about destroying them. Anyone have suggestions as to what I should do to make them usable again?
> Happy Holidays, everyone!