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miscellaneous small articles collected for their antiquarian, sentimental, decorative, or other interest.
Historical Examples

Bidwell’s Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison Austin Biron Bidwell
Duffels Edward Eggleston
Rhymes and Jingles Mary Mapes Dodge
The Sorrows of Satan Marie Corelli
The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 2(of 3) Margaret Oliphant
The Cathedral Towns and Intervening Places of England, Ireland and Scotland: Thomas W. Silloway
The Business of Life Robert W. Chambers
The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays Various

miscellaneous small objects, esp furniture and curios, kept because they are ornamental or rare


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