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. 1903 Excerpt: ...which made a perfect bower of cool shade. At a point where the little stream became boisterous between steep banks of rock in the midst of a dark fir forest, we happened upon the "Rauch Mill," whose noisy, moss-covered wheel was flinging sparkling spray almost at our feet. The mill was not only admirably picturesque, ...
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. 1903 Excerpt: ...which made a perfect bower of cool shade. At a point where the little stream became boisterous between steep banks of rock in the midst of a dark fir forest, we happened upon the "Rauch Mill," whose noisy, moss-covered wheel was flinging sparkling spray almost at our feet. The mill was not only admirably picturesque, as it lay in the cool nook, but profitably didactic in its painted mottoes, one of which might be rendered: "When day breaks, Trouble wakes; With morning fair Comes new care." Here we crossed the rocky little gorge and took a field path to Reimershausen, which stands on a sort of embankment shut in by a high hedge of trees. The midday sun soon began to blaze, and we found the next two miles, upon an unshaded highway, the most difficult part of the day's work. Very grateful we were when we at last reached the little town of Kirchvers. Its narrow, winding streets were for the most part filled with geese and spectacular children in gorgeous chromatic costumes. The most striking feature of the place is the clumsy little church, with a thick, blunt tower which looks like a great thumb pushed up from among the trees. Its massive walls are propped up by heavy stone buttresses, and its crude little biblical and allegorical frescoes are grotesque beyond all power of description. I photographed it from an empty hay wagon at the side of a neat timbered cottage, with steps of well-worn red sandstone, and was watched with interest by a comely young woman in operatic peasant costume, who looked out above the lower half of the divided front door. After some natural feminine protests as to the state of her hair, she was good enough to stand for her portrait, which makes a very characteristic souvenir of our visit. We were sorry to learn tha...
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New in New jacket. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc. ) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back . This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: -English, Pages 281, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. COMPLETE LEATHER WILL COST YOU EXTRA US$ 25 APART FROM THE LEATHER BOUND BOOKS.
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