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. 1904 Excerpt: ...autumn leaves, the whole making a scene long to be remembered. A barrel of sweet cider helped to enliven the festivities and attracted much ...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. 1904 Excerpt: ...autumn leaves, the whole making a scene long to be remembered. A barrel of sweet cider helped to enliven the festivities and attracted much favorable comment. Mr. J. Milton Brown, the well known artist, and his talented wife, Mrs. Lucile Ramona FryBrown, did the decorating and were warmly complimented upon the results of their tasteful genius. Messrs. Orville Peters and Wilbur Fry discoursed sweet strains on fiddle and banjo, and it was not until the wee small hours that the rollicking merrymakers adjourned to the arms of Morpheus. ADDITIONAL NOTES Rev. Walpole was among those present and courteously joined in the Virginia reel, winning many friends for the liberality of his broadmindedness. Congressman Ephraim Pumphrey, who is in Bird Center on legal business, also attended, and he announced that he expected to have Congressman Landis of Indiana as his guest, but Mr. Landis telegraphed at the last moment saying he could not be among those present. Many and varied were the old fashioned tunes played by the talented orchestra. "We 're just as good as town folks be, And a good deal better if the truth were known," was a popular refrain. When the Virginia reel was danced the guests all united in singing--"With a hand in the hopper and another in the sack, Ladies step forward and gents fall back." Another jolly old timer that came in for attention was--"Possum up a gum stump, coon him in the holler, Johnny in the grapevine, fat as he can waller." Mr. Riley Peters entertained the crowd with many a quip and joke and was voted by Miss Pickett of Danville to have been the life of the party. May there be many Harvest Home parties is the wish of all Bird Center society.--J. Oscae Fishke.. - auiinmi 10.15 in the f Concord was Hillero...Read Less
New. 220 pages. Reprinted from 1904 edition. 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. It is not a set, only a single book/volume. 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. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher, Chicago, A.C. McClurg & co. )
New. 210 pages. Reprinted from 1904 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.
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