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Spillikins

George A. Birmingham

Spillikins

a book of essays

by George A. Birmingham

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George A. Birmingham.
The Physical Object
Pagination181p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21186724M

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He leaves his bits of advice lying around like spillikins, most to be ignored, but some picked up without disturbing the others. Sir John has had the advantage of three professions to widen his Author: Nigel Nicolson. I A Little Dinner with Mr. Lucullus Fyshe II The Wizard of Finance III The Arrested Philanthropy of Mr. Tomlinson IV The Yahi-Bahi Oriental Society of Mrs. Rasselyer-Brown V The Love Story of Mr. Peter Spillikins VI The Rival Churches of St. Asaph and St. Osoph VII The Ministrations of the Rev. Uttermust Dumfarthing VIII The Great Fight for Clean Government.

  The book isnt just about Spillville, or Dvorak but is actually a short collection of extremely evocative essays that blend memoir with snapshots of the rural Iowa It was published in by Minnesota writer and poet Patricia Hampl following a trip she made to this tiny Northeast Iowa town where Anton Dvorak and his family spent the summer of /5. 9 Robert Louis Stevenson Books from Kidnapped, Arabian Nights, Mr Hyde etc. Pricing & History. Orsamus Turner Harris (printed by The Standard Book Company) Hard Covers. Embossed circular (RSL) monogram on the green board covers. Gold gilt lettering to spines. like a man playing spillikins." Fantastic gift for the vintage book.


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