One crucial point Theodore Dalrymple didn't mention in his article about second-hand book shops is that compared to online buying the experience offers delightful surprises. You find things you never knew existed therefore could not have searched for on the internet. Here's one such book from a recent trip. On the cusp of World War Two, you'll note the references to fascism and war. Each day is filled with a satirical quip about imaginary people and organisations, but it's the illustrations that make it worthwhile.
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