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Lewis Rand by Mary Johnston F. C. Yohn Illustrations 1908

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Used

Binding:

Hardcover

Printing Year:

1908

Category:

Literature

Author:

Mary Johnston

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

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Item number:

923277

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Lewis Rand by Mary Johnston F. C. Yohn Illustrations 1908 Lewis Rand Mary Johnston Houghton Mifflin, 1908 Fifth impression 510 pages Illustrated by F. C. Yohn 4 color illustrations The front hinge is cracked, the binding is in acceptable condition. The pages are clean but lightly tanned, the last few pages have water marks on the outer edges and there is a pencil mark on the rear end paper. The cover is rubbed and has a small amount of edge wear and fading. Acceptable. Hardcover. Chapter 1 The Road to Richmond: The tobacco-roller and his son pitched their camp beneath a gum tree upon the edge of the wood. It was October, and the gum was the colour of blood. Behind it rolled the autumn forest; before it stretched a level of broom-sedge, bright ochre in the light of the setting sun. The road ran across this golden plain, and disappeared in a league-deep wood of pine. From an invisible clearing came a cawing of crows. The sky was cloudless, and the evening wind had not begun to blow. The small, shining leaves of the gum did not stir, and the flame of the camp-fire rose straight as a lance. The tobacco cask, transfixed by the trunk of a young oak was drawn by strong horses, had come to rest upon the turf by the roadside. Gideon Rand unharnessed the team, and from the platform built in the front of the cask took fodder for the horses, then tossed upon the grass a bag of meal, a piece of bacon, and a frying-pan. The boy collected the dry wood with which the earth was strewn, then struck flint and steel, guarded the spark within the tinder, fanned the flame, and with a sigh of satisfaction stood back from the leaping fire. His father tossed him a bucket, and with it swinging from his hand, he made through the wood towards a music of water....(#0000217)
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