Excerpt: ...minute. I've found a way!" Then Petronella, with that radiance still upon her, sat down on her little stool in front of the fire, and looked at Justin on the other side of the hearth. "You haven't given me anything," she began, reproachfully. "What could I give that would compare with these?" His hand swept toward the exquisite display ...Read MoreExcerpt: ...minute. I've found a way!" Then Petronella, with that radiance still upon her, sat down on her little stool in front of the fire, and looked at Justin on the other side of the hearth. "You haven't given me anything," she began, reproachfully. "What could I give that would compare with these?" His hand swept toward the exquisite display. "What could I giveRead Less
Cambers, C E (Color frontispiece by) Fair. No dust jacket. Gauze binding support showing at endpaper tears, front and back, top to bottom. Edgewear, lightening to spine. Clean inside. Nice reading copy. 398 p. Light blue cloth covered boards, dark blue titles. Good quality thick paper. Some of these 14 stories first appeared in Harper's, Scribner's, Colliers, Ladies' Home Journal, Saturday Evening Post, and Good Housekeeping. New England author. Title taken from the first story title, describing "Jimmie" an employee in a government service office who consistently was upbeat and pleasant, infecting his more jaded peers with better, lighter attitudes.
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