Book Collecting Brushes with Greatness

Every now and then, I go to my vast shelves of unread books and pluck one at random to savor. I figure this might be as close as I ever get to reading any given title, considering actuarial stats. In this case, I was surprised to see that the book once belonged to someone famous, as you can see from the pasted-in labels. I have no idea when or where I bought it.