Collier's Volume 55

Collier's Volume 55

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...watched the merchant keenly. Amberg only glanced over the paper and tossed it carelessly on his desk. Then Silver smiled very broadly--and took the precaution to count his money. "I guess it's all right, eh?" joked jolly Amberg. "You bet!" Old Peter stuffed the wadded bills into his trousers and sprang up. "Well, I won't: bother you any longer. I know you're busy. I appreciate your helping me out more than you re'lize. I'll 'tend to sending those watches right away. Good-by!" The merchant grasped the extended hand. "Good-by, Mr. Silver, I'm glad you came to me. If you need any more money, you know where to get it." "I guess this'll do." Old Peter chuckled. "Good-by, and much obliged." "Don't mention it," Amberg depreciated his services. Silver did not feel entirely safe until he reached the ground floor. There he paused a. second or two in indecision. Then he walked briskly across the court to the retail building, and made his wag." to the shipping room again. He found Kaplan still busy superintending the packing of the watches Conant had. ordered out of the store. "You needn't express those fourteen gross of Standards to my factory after all," Old Peter bold the department manager. "I was just; over and saw Mr. Amberg. He bought them back. You can send them to the wholesale' store now. I'll take this little box oi Silver Watches with me. It ain't heavy." When he had secured his package, he hurried from the Emporium. The corner policeman directed him to the factory of the Standard Dollar Watch Company. In twenty-five minutes more Silver had bought for spot cash six gross of the inferior...show more

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  • Paperback | 1052 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 52mm | 1,837g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864484
  • 9781236864482