Book Carrier

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Description

School book carrier made of 2 pieces of wood 10-1/2" long, flat on one side. One side is grooved & both ends of 2 pieces are pierced for line which feeds thru groove on bottom piece & holes at ends into metal ratchet device on top piece of wood. When handle of this device is turned one way, line is released to spread boards necessary amount to hold the books; when handle is reversed, line is drawn tight. Metal handle for carrying tops the metal portion.