But when there is a sale with a large amount of books neither the family nor the estate agents have the time or patience to go through every title before opening to the public. At these sales I am always sure to find at least one book that nobody was supposed to see - ever.
Here are a couple I found at past estate sales that I have up for sale on the internets. And no, neither one were owned by a doctor or dentist.
Believe me, I'm doing you a huge favor by NOT providing you samples of what is inside these two books. I mean, who doesn't love full-color photos of genital sores and advanced mouth ulcers?
Today while going through hundreds of books about science, literature and geography from a recent estate sale, I found my all-time favorite:
The back cover of this mass market paperback states that they are proud to present the latest volume in this distinguished series of books by F. E. Campbell. It also says the cover illustrations by Robert Bishop are a special treat for the connoisseur of fine bondage art. Who knew?
It's amusing enough this was among the decedent's books, but when I opened it up, I was in for more fun. Its interior is decorated with dozens of little color bondage photos cut out from magazines and pasted throughout. Here's the least offensive one I could find, on page 30:
But even better, the entire book is neatly interlineated in ballpoint pen with many grammar corrections and suggested changes:
I suppose we all have our fantasies, but I'm guessing being an editor of bondage literature is a rare one.