St. Nicholas Volume 16, No. 1

St. Nicholas Volume 16, No. 1

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...back into the Academy again. Yours truly, Oliver Edwin F. Spencfr, Iowa. Dear St. Nicholas: If you arc like us, you don't like to be praised to your face, so we won't tell you that you are the best magazine going, though we do think so. We think " Davy and the Goblin," "Juan and Juanita," and "The Tinkham Brothers' Tidemill " are the best serial stories we have ever read. We have two of the dearest little white rabbits that we got this summer while we were east on a visit. They are so tame that we let ihem run all about the yard, and they never go away; but when they see anything that scares them, they always run in the house. Wc both have horses to ride, and a little carriage together, but we like to ride horse-back best. Mamma has just called us to supper, so I guess we will stop. We have agreed to take the St. Nicholas as long as we live. Good-bye. Your diligent readers, Bessie And Alice. Richmond, Va. Dear St. Nicholas: My mother has given me St. Nicholas for a birthday gift. I like the "Two Little Confederates " so much. I know Mr. Tom Page. He lives here. I am only eight years old. I like the stories about birds and everything else. Your little friend, Gaston Otev W. Appleton, Wis. Dear St. Nicholas: I want to tell you about the house I built. It is two stories high, and I made it all myself. It has a shingled roof, and I can get up in the second story; and besides that 1 can get up on the roof. l have a little brother three years old; his name is Kenelm, and he plays in my house day after day. He gets up in the second story too. I want to tell you about the robins. For a long time I did not see a robin, hut all at once so many were on the woodbine I could not think what was the matter. Lp on...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236909038
  • 9781236909039