Inside old-school books, every scribble tells a story – The Globe and Mail

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The first thing you notice in General James Wolfe’s copy of An Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard – the copy he took with him to the 1759 siege of Quebec, the same copy he seems to have read the night before he fell on the Plains of Abraham – is how neat Wolfe’s handwriting is.

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