Excerpt: ...you suppose the adulterated stuff we read about in papers tastes like?" "I've often wondered," answered Dannie. "Look at some of the hogs and cattle that we see shipped from here to city markets. The folks that sell them would starve before they'd eat a bit o' them, yet somebody eats them, and what do ye suppose maple syrup made from ...Read MoreExcerpt: ...you suppose the adulterated stuff we read about in papers tastes like?" "I've often wondered," answered Dannie. "Look at some of the hogs and cattle that we see shipped from here to city markets. The folks that sell them would starve before they'd eat a bit o' them, yet somebody eats them, and what do ye suppose maple syrup made from hickory bark and brown sugar tastes like?" "And cold-storage eggs, and cotton-seed butter, and even horse radish half turnip," added Mary. "Bate up the cream a little before you put it in your coffee, or it will be in lumps. Whin the cattle are on clover it raises so thick." Jimmy speared a piece of salt-rising bread crust soaked in ham gravy made with cream, and said: "I wish I could bring that Thrid Man home with me to one meal of the real thing nixt time he strikes town. I belave he would injoy it. May I, Mary?" Mary's face flushed slightly. "Depends on whin he comes," she said. "Of course, if I am cleaning house, or busy with something I can't put offRead Less
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Fair. *Condition Acceptable a book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.
Good with no dust jacket. No DJ, 1 illustration detached but present, name/date on front free endpaper, mild foxing to color plates, bindig lightly edgeworn/lightlysoiled; Red cloth hardback with tipped-in color cover illustration. 258 pp. Color & B&W illustrations. Collection of short stories; Small 8vo; 258 pages.
Kemp, Oliver and Seymour, Ralph Fletcher. Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Cover torn at spine, showing age; ink on first paste down page; cover loose; inside pages clean & supple. 252 p. Includes: Illustrations, Plates. Fragile but readable antique book for sale by a library friends group. Prompt and careful shipping.
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