Book has heavy bumping to bottom fore edge corners. Fore edge corners are a little worn. Head and tail of spine are bumped and a little worn. Board and spine edges are lightly worn. Gift inscription on page behind ffep dated 1901. All other pages are clean. Spine is just a tiny bit shaken, but binding is tight and fully intact. ".tells of the adventures of a homeless, although no a penniless youth, who strikes up an acquaintanceship with another young fellow experienced as an auctioneer. The two purchase a horse and wagon, stock up with goods, and take to the road. The partners pass through a number of more or less trying experiences and the younger lad is continually on the lookout for his father, who has broken out of an asylum while partly deranged in mind over the loss of his wife and his fortune. " "I have endeavored in this tale to give a faithful picture of life among a certain class of traveling salesmen who are but little known to the world at large, especially to those who inhabit our large cities. In country places the traveling auctioneer is looked for as a matter of course, and he is treated according to the humor of the inhabitants, or rather, according to the merits or demerits of the 'bargains' offered on a previous trip. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Young Auctioneer or The Polishing of a ...
Publisher: W.L. Allison Company
Publication Date: 1897
Book Condition: Good+
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