Queries; Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education Volume 3

Queries; Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education Volume 3

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... drawings are reproduced from the rare collection privately printed for Sir Arthur Elton. The letters are full of that humor, pathos, and kindly sentiment which have made Thackeray so lovable as writer and man. vVe are glad to announce the new publishing firm of John C. Buckbee & Co., 122 Wabash Ave. Mr. Buckbee has been during the last fourteen years an active member of the firm of S. C. Griggs & Co., and on retiring from it brings with him several of the most valuable books bearing that well-known imprint. The new firm will also give attention to the issue of text books for school and college use, and books in general literature. Mr. Buckbee has been connected with this line of business for some twenty-one years. With his large experience and his business tact and energy, he is sure to succeed. The June number of The American Magazine contains a great variety of articles, among which are at least four completed short stories. The frontispiece depicts a "Star-Route " post man carrying the mail through an almost untrodden wilderness where wild animals are his only and most unwelcome companions. This unsettled region is further described under the title of "The Last Remnant of Frontier," in an illustrated article by Ernest Ingersoll. G. P. Putnam's Sons will print at once in their series of "Questions of the Day," the recent address by Edward Atkinson before the Boston Labor Union, on the subject of "The Margin of Profit: How it is now divided: What Part of the Present Hours of Labor can now be Spared." With this address will be printed the reply of Mr. E. M. Chamberlain, representing the Labor Union, and Mr. Atkinson's rejoinder to the reply. The volume will contain certain tabular representations...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 540g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649451
  • 9781236649454