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Lippincott's Magazine March 1881 (The Diamond Mines of South Africa & Fanny Stevenson)

Stevenson, Fanny

Published by J.C. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, 1881
Condition: Good Soft cover
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What an interesting issue this is -- two stories caught my eye immediately. The first is the lead, a 15 page article about the diamond mines of South Africa replete with seven illustrations. The second thing is a seemingly small piece entitled My China Boys which was written by Fanny Stevenson, wife of Robert Louis Stevenson. In it she discusses her endeavors to hire Chinese household help. Do check out the ad on the left hand side of the second picture. You'll KNOW which one! :-) Magazine is tightly bound with clean pages and relatively little wear to paper cover. Minor soiling, a small tear to bottom of spine, and a tiny area of spine reglued. Bookseller Inventory # 25663AD

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Title: Lippincott's Magazine March 1881 (The ...

Publisher: J.C. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: New Series Vol. 1 No. 3

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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