Lands of the Slave and the Free, or Cuba, the United States, and Canada, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

Lands of the Slave and the Free, or Cuba, the United States, and Canada, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Lands of the Slave and the Free, or Cuba, the United States, and Canada, Vol. 1 One makes an excuse for tediousness; a second makes an apology for delay; a third makes his en deavours plead for favourable reception, &0. Then again you have the interrogator, wherein a reader is found before the work is printed, convenient ques tions are put into his mouth, and ready replies are given, to which no rejoinder is permitted. This is very astute practice. - Then again there is the puffer and condenser, wherein, if matter be wanting in the work, a prefacial waggon is put before the chapters] pony, the former acting the part Of pemican, or concentrated essence, the latter representing the liquid necessary for cooking it; the whole forming a potage an lecteur, known among professional men as soldier's broth.' 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 | 492 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 653g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 78 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243125208
  • 9780243125203