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The Hoosier Schoolmaster A Story of Backwoods Life in Indiana

By: Eggleston, Edward

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4353


The Hoosier Schoolmaster a was a popular novel not only for it's convential plot of all turning out well (romance, poor orphans becoming wealthy, and the evil ones receiving just punishment with mitigation) , but also for its description of early days in Indiana. The country school is pictured as a constant warfare between master and the big boys (taken from his brother's actual experiences as a school teacher) , the community spelling school, different forms of bigoted ... View more info

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The Hoosier Schoolmaster A Story of Backwoods Life in Indiana

By: Eggleston, Edward

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 004353


The Hoosier Schoolmaster a was a popular novel not only for it's convential plot of all turning out well (romance, poor orphans becoming wealthy, and the evil ones receiving just punishment with mitigation) , but also for its description of early days in Indiana. The country school is pictured as a constant warfare between master and the big boys (taken from his brother's actual experiences as a school teacher) , the community spelling school, different forms of bigoted ... View more info

The Riddle of the Frozen Flame

By: Hanshew, Mary L. & Thomas W.

Price: $11.96

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002459


The Hanshews were known for their series of detective mysteries featuring Detective Cleek, who regularly solved very entertaining, but improbable to impossible situations. The binding has light wear on the corners, both ends of the spine, and the front edge of the spine. The brown cloth as applied has two diagonal creases - one from the bottom vertically, 2" long, the other from the edge toward the bottom left, about 2 1/2" long. The frontispiece is loose but int... View more info

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Cowardice Court

By: McCutcheon, George Barr

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1906

Seller ID: 004481


Very light wear on the corners and more wear on the spine ends. ; This is a beautifully-printed book. Each thick page has light green vines and leaves with flowers on all edges. Included also are color illustrations with a frontispiece protected by white tissue. The binding is attractive with an oval pastedown on the front, inside a brick and wrought iron gated entrance. Romance is afoot, and a ghost is involved, as well as a dog. Each chapter involves the trespass of a ... View more info

Left in Charge

By: Morris, Clara

Price: $35.88

Publisher: New York, G. W. Dillingham Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000615


This is a romance (and possibly a mystery) written with humor, set in Quincy, Illinois. The binding has wear at the corners, light wear on the bottom edges and worn, slightly frayed spine ends. The back hinge is VERY loose, being held on by the cloth of the cover. The front hinge is becoming loose. The dark green cover has a fancy hearts and flowers design on the front. Inside the front end papers is the signature of the same woman, written in different ways, over and ov... View more info