Bizarre; For Fireside and Wayside Volume 1 (Apr. -Oct. 1852)

Bizarre; For Fireside and Wayside Volume 1 (Apr. -Oct. 1852)

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...are every where highly commended. Certainly, too, a better article could not be had. Maurice gets distinction every way; that honor which is really most substantial--because it pays best--comes to him from his business. Mere empty honors, or those which arc not accompanied with a salary arc but of little account; Maurice has both and therefore is twice blessed. His excellent stationary store is at 108 Chesnut st. We Notice that C. N. Robinson, Chesnut above Ninth is constantly getting in new paintings and engravings from abroad. We ask attention to his advertisement which may be found on another page. Mr. 0. B. C. Carter, 171 Chesnut street, keeps a splendid assortment of pianos, those, too, which embrace among them the work of some of the best makers in the country. He also has tcolians, seraphines and melodeons of tho finest manufacture. We should always when speaking of Carter, noto his great love of music, a fact which has induced him to connect himself with many enterprizes for its advancement in Philadelphia, of one of which, the Philadelphia Academy of Music, he is now the President. Tuose Of our citizens who are preparing for sojourns at Cape May, Saratoga, Flor ence, Yellow Springs, Ac., should procure whatever they desire in the fancy-goods line from Wm. T. Frt, 227 Arch st. Mr. F. manufactures many of the articles he sells himself, particularly those which embrace his stock of work-boxes, jewel-cases, writingdesks, and portfolios. They are made, too, of the richest materials, with trimmings perfectly in keeping. Mr. Fry showed us, by the way, not long since, some very fine English goods which he had just got in. He is constantly importing superior goods. The Mcclures, Market below Eighth, continues to enjoy peculiar favor from...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236502574
  • 9781236502575