St. Nicholas, Vol. 23

St. Nicholas, Vol. 23 : An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks; Part I, November, 1895, to April, 1896 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from St. Nicholas, Vol. 23: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks; Part I, November, 1895, to April, 1896 His parents were people in very moderate circumstances, the father being a goldsmith by the name of Gerome, and the little boy was christened jean-leon. As the child grew up he developed into a bright, quick, active boy; and at no little sacrifice, for money was not plenty in his home, he was sent to a good school and afterward to college, from which he graduated at the age of Sixteen years. With no social position and without friends in high places to help him, this boy nevertheless came to be one of the most famous men of his time, and to-day he is honored, famous, prosperous, and rich. He has more medals and decorations than he could ever conveniently wear, and wherever people talk about pictures his name is known as that of one of the greatest of modern artists. 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 | 544 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 717g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243299982
  • 9780243299980