Today, in a local second-hand bookshop I spotted these two books by James Branch Cabell:
I picked one up, and turned to the title page:
And then, the page after that:
In a wild surmise, I opened the other book:
And sure enough:
I bought both books for the equivalent of just under 4 USD. They could sell for as much as 24 USD each through a portal such as abebooks. Still the important thing is, as the man says, all of Cabell is comet-vintage wine, and I am very lucky.