This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...witness's unconquerable determination to retell her whole controversy with her husband on the subject. "I said to Cadiz, says I: 'Ef you ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...witness's unconquerable determination to retell her whole controversy with her husband on the subject. "I said to Cadiz, says I: 'Ef you want to compete with a cem'tery '" "Mrs. Conklin; now, Mrs. Conklin!" "Well, young man, if you'd let me tell things in my own way, you'd get a more connected account!" The prosecutor, who was past forty, murmured: "If I let her tell things in her own way a lifetime will not be long enough, even with all the advantage of youth she is ready and willing to confer on me!" No light was thrown on the figurehead's history until Chastity L'Hommedieu, a pitiable object, took the stand. Then, after other questions, the prosecutor asked: "Miss L'Hommedieu, do you know of any reason why your father should have asked about the ship's figurehead, should have turned back specially to ask about it?" "I had no idea, no, until Mrs. Conklin named the ship in answering him," said Chastity, faintly. "When she said that the figurehead came from a ship called the White Swan, I recalled that as the name of the ship on which my mother came to America from England, just before my father married her." "Ah! I see. You think he probably recognized it?" "I--I suppose he may have done so." "It was just to make sure of that, you think, that he came back?" "I think so, yes, sir." "Just curiosity, or a pleasant sentiment of recollection?" "Y--yes, I think that was it, yes, sir." Chastity, who felt in the bottom of her heart a reasonable doubt as to the pleasantness of her father's sentiment, if sentiment described his feeling, gave her answer guiltily, wondering if heaven would overlook a small sin in acquiescence. The prosecuto...Read Less
Good -1 jacket. Long Island tale of the L'Hommedieu and Stanborough families. 317 pages. Scarce original work by Overton, 1887-1930. Owner's name inked on fep, dated 1932. Rear hinge cracked, webbing showing. Covers slightly faded, ends worn, spine cock.
New. 317 pages. Reprinted from 1921 edition. New 2013 edition in PAPERBACK is SEWN PERFECT BOUND, much more durable than a standard paperback. This is a quality reprint of an old book of historical value. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This is an exact/strict reproduction of text, no changes has been made in respect to the original text. A lot of effort has been made to check and improve each page/scan manually for its quality of text and illustrations (if any, are in b/w). Folded illustrations, if any, are not included in the book. This is not a retyped or an ocr'd book. Index, contents, etc, if any in the original book, are included. This item is printed on demand using good quality natural shade paper. The title of the book, on the cover, is in gold lettering.
New. 327 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1921 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: Garden City, N.Y.; Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company)
New. This book, "World without end", by Grant Martin Overton, is a replication of a book originally published before 1921. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature.
Near fine in very good jacket. Owner name, date and address stamped on front endpaper, another stamp on rear endpaper indicating date of purchase (1922), very minor foxing to the page fore edges, else this is a near fine copy with clean text and tight binding in a very good dust jacket (foxing to the verso, price clipped some soiling to the spine and rear panel. A very nice copy and scarce in this condition, especially with jacket.
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