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 ...
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 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...
Good + Hardcover with original decorative paper wrapped boards. Good + condition with piece missing from decorative paper to front board at inside edge, very slightly dirty with a few spots, bumped corners, very light shelf wear to edges, front endpapers with a couple small spots, back board and rear pastedown endpaper with crease, edges of pages with very light use, otherwise the book is in fine condition for its age, overall very lightly used, clean interior with tight binding.
Very Good. First edition, 1904, hardcover with pictorial cloth-backed boards, quarto, unpaginated, illustrated in b&w. Book VG with edgewear to paper boards, rubbing and general soil to boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with some toning, mild foxing to endpapers, text block edges dusty. No DJ.
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