The Improvement Era, Vol. 37

The Improvement Era, Vol. 37 : April, 1934 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Improvement Era, Vol. 37: April, 1934 Back in the glorious and obscure past, an ancestress to the Dancey Clan had served as maid-in-wait ing to a Queen. That this was the unadulterated truth and not the figment of a fancifuhdream, was borne out by a huge chest, over flowing with silk and satin and velvet gowns - musty and mil dewed and brittle with age. Mar cia and Em spent many happy hours in the Dancey attic, trying on, dancing, or planning alter ations that Em and her leisure-lov ing mother never found time to undertake. Marcia was thinking of this as she slipped through the pomegran ate hedge - aglow with rosy-tinted fruit, gleaming like little golden lanterns through the varnished green leaves. Late roses, struggling for one more day of fragrant su premacy, rioted amongst young ailanthus shoots that screened the dilapidated old house from the street. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243282842
  • 9780243282845