No dust jacket, orange cloth cover with black text has slight shelf wear. Name and info on first page. Text unmarked, pages clean. Good solid binding. Includes index pamphlet. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: 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. 1860 Excerpt: ...of the place. A course of lectures on Flunkey ism, delivered to large and admiring audiences, by one who knew how to deal in the most scalding sarcasm, completely cured the growing distemper, and it is now thought by good judges that our community has never since been afflicted with the slightest symptoms of that bogus aristocracy, which is prone to steal into pantalette towns, villages, and even rural districts, if not carefully guarded against, and nipped in the bud. These lectures were succeeded by the Moot Legislature of Lafayette, a large and interesting body, which numbered over one hundred members, and was conducted with an ability that would not have been discreditable to the real Legislature of the State for two or three consecutive Winters. 'While in this connection it would be proper to alludo to Capt. Price's class in Mnemonics, or the art of memory, in which he proposed in a course of eight lectures, to lear n his pupils to memorise and repeat fifty or more of the hardest words that could be propounded, by simply naming them over once. He assured them, also, that they would be able to repeat them in their exact order, from the first to the fiftieth; and then pass over them backwards from No. 50 to No. 1, without miscalling a word in their regular order. The Captain further assured his class, that he would not only teach them to recollect and recall backward and forward in its numerical order, but also to answer correctly the word at every number as soon as the number was called for. He succeeded beyond all expectations, and on the fourth evening had learned his tlass so that the dullest member could repeat over one hundred of the hardest words, by the power of association. The whole class graduated simultaneously, and dismissed the learned prof...
Title: Recollections of the early settlement of the...
Publisher: Buckskin Press
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description Buckskin Press, Chaska, MN, (1972), 1972. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Very Good, internally clean, solid hard cover 1972 reprint of an 1860 book in a complete but stained dust jacket. #. Bookseller Inventory # 18848
Book Description Buckskin Press, 1972. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Book and dust jacket have only light wear. Inscription on front endpaper otherwise clean. Bookseller Inventory # 023857
Book Description Buckskin, Chaska Minn, 1972. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good Dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 72378
Book Description Buckskin Press, Chaska, MN, 1972. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Reprint. Reprint of an 1860 account [Howes C-823] of early life in Indiana, by a fellow early settler; with a new introduction by John D. Baird and a few drawings (by 'Horst n']. " [This book], on account of its wealth of detail, pleasing style and the breadth of subjects covered -- the "Indian Murders", middle western settlement, an excellent account of an early Indian captivity, the Black Hawk War, etc. -- has long been collected." (Banta, 'Indiana Authors') Hardcover, full orange cloth, black titling. Light wear; jacket shows a little rubbing, short tears, small stains, chip at upper front panel. Text clean, though not too well photographically reproduced from the original; xv, [blank], 160 pages, maps. Bookseller Inventory # u3743
Book Description The Buckskin Press, Chaska, Minn, 1972. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Reprint of edition of 1860. Original price of $5.95 printed on dust jacket front flap. Jacket now protected with paper backed polyester film. Book has no writing or marking. Bookseller Inventory # 006165