Midnight Scenes in the Slums of New York, or Lights and Shadows (Classic Reprint)

Midnight Scenes in the Slums of New York, or Lights and Shadows (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Midnight Scenes in the Slums of New York, or Lights and Shadows E N sending out this Book, we owe an explana tion or apology, and as a Preface is for that purpose, we embrace this opportunity of stating that many of the Sketches have appeared in the Midland Sunbeam, and New York Family Story Paper, but at the request of hundreds of friends, we reproduce them in book form, having revised and dressed them up in their Sunday clothing, though it will be seen at a glance that the Author has wasted no midnight oil over the construction of nicely-rounded sentences, or stately periods, and we hereby give notice to the mere critic to spare himself the trouble of reading our unpretending volume. 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

Product details

  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 354g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243187009
  • 9780243187003