I needed another book. So, after my homestead errands, I went shopping. I drove to one of my favorite thrift stores. It’s in an old building, by a historic train depot. 1,794 more words
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If you had offered me a book with a rather off-putting cover drawing about a family who endured the hardships of trying to make a living on a farm in the late 1800’s, I’d have probably declined. 563 more words
By W. Fletcher Johnson. Edgewood Publishing Company; 1891. 1st edition. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. Decorated yellow cloth. 607 pp. 8vo. Very good-.
Finely bound biography of the great Civil War general, in yellow cloth, with a gilt portrait of Sherman and embossed flowers and designs. 24 more words
Complete in 12 volumes. John Wurtele Lovell, New York; nd, ca1885. Illustrated with b/w plates by F. Barnard. Decorated fine cloth. 12mo. Near fine.
An exquisite full set of Dickens’s works, bound in green cloth with Victorian embellishments and gilt portraits and designs. 37 more words