"1/1/86, Happy Birthday, Edie, I’m sure you’ll treasure this, it’s a great book. Love, George"
1985, Simon and Schuster
22 And Beyond
"Tyler, Happy Birthday! I hope you have a blast – at 22 and beyond. Also, I hope you find this book entertaining and useful in your future endeavors as an educator! All the best, Erin"
John, Paul, George & Ben
2006, Hyperion Books For Children
"From Dad on your 12th birthday – Dad"
The Crisscross Shadow
Franklin W. Dixon
1953, Grosset & Dunlap, Inc.
Sister Dorothey Louise
"To Ruth McBurns, With love and best wishes for a happy birthday. Sister Dorothey Louise”
The Bobbsey Twins In A Great City
Laura Lee Hope
1968, Doubleday & Company
"Mary Kate, I hope you enjoy this book since I know of your interest in "The Duke and Mrs. Simpson." (Also in her jewels!). Happy Birthday, My Love Always, Judy. April 5, 1989."
The Windsor Style
1987, Salem House Publishers
"Happy Birthday mama - 92, Sept. 6, 1978"
Lord, Let Me Love
1978, Doubleday & Company, Inc.
When You Have At Last Arrived In This Promised Land
"Fern…your birthday present is truly arriving in sections…this is only a small goody but perhaps it will suffice for the time being…then, when you have at last arrived in this promised land, I promise to present you with a genuine California present…love, Susanne."
Sonnets from the Portuguese
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Peter Pauper Press
A transcription of the San Francisco Chronicle article can be found in their archive here.
Happy Birthday, Ray
Rudyard Kipling Illustrated
1982, Avenel Books