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. 1900 Excerpt: ...to place it within the reach of every loyal citizen, and not let it be made a matter of speculation. Now is the only time to get it, as when ...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. 1900 Excerpt: ...to place it within the reach of every loyal citizen, and not let it be made a matter of speculation. Now is the only time to get it, as when this edition is run oft' the plates will be returned to the vaults of the Government."1 "Seventh. Don't make known your business around the hotel or to the citizens of the town--only to those with whom you are doing business. You will always find a good many people that are inquisitive, and if they ask what your business is, simply look wise and say that you are handling a Government work. If they ask what it is, tell them it is private, and if you think worth while, make an appointment. Your work is too high-toned and dignified to allow it to get mixed up with the loafers of the town. You can not afford to put yourself on a level with a peddler." "Eleventh. Bear in mind that you are working entirely for the Committee 07! Distribution, as Mr. Richardson, the editor, who has charge of the placing of this popular edition, selected Mr. Barcus and his associates, who are experienced men, to act on the committee in conjunction with himself and Mr. Ainsworth K. Spofford, general secretary. It is not necessary to mention the J. S. Barcus Company's name, for, as a matter of fact, the work is not handled by a publishing house." Mr. Barcus. I would not undertake to defend instructions like those, and Mr. Spofford will recall that I was as angry about it as any outsider could have been. It was only a case of overzeal on the part of one of the assistants in the beginning, and it was called in as nearly as possible. It is not outstanding at. present, and has not been for more than a year. I do not attempt to claim that our business has been without some errors and mistakes. Senator Elkins. I find in the New...Read Less
New. 137 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1900 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: [Washington, Govt. print. off. ])
New. pp. 137. Pages 137 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back (1900 ). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
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