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No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and W. Collins; To Which Is Added "The Late Miss Hollingford." (Paperback) Loot Price: R381
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No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and W. Collins; To Which Is Added "The Late Miss Hollingford." (Paperback): Charles Dickens

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No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and W. Collins; To Which Is Added "The Late Miss Hollingford." (Paperback)

Charles Dickens

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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. 1868 Excerpt: ...the consignment from Neuchatel. The error has not been found to extend beyond six cases." "Is that all " exclaimed Vendale, tossing the note away from him. Joey Ladle's eye followed the flying morsel of paper drearily. "I'm glad to see you take it easy, sir," he said. "Whatever happens, it will be always a comfort to you to remember that you took it easy at first. Sometimes one mistake leads to another. A man drops a bit of orange-peel on the pavement by mistake, and another man treads on it by mistake, and there's a job at the hospital, and a party crippled for life. I'm glad you take it easy, sir. In Pebbleson Nephew's time we shouldn't have taken it easy till we had seen the end of it. Without desiring to crow over the house, Young Mr. Vendale, I wish you well through it. No offence, sir," said the Cellarman, opening the door to go out, and looking in again ominously before he shut it. "I'm muddled and molloncolly, I grant you. But I'm an old servant of Pebbleson Nephew, and I wish you well through them six cases of red wine." Left by himself, Vendale laughed, and took up his pen. "I may as well send a line to Defresnier and Company," he thought, "before I forget it." He wrote at once in these terms: "Dear Sirs. Ve are taking stock, and a trifling mistake has been discovered in the last consignment of champagne sent by your house to ours. Six of the cases contain red wine--which we hereby return to you. The matter can easily be set right, either by your sending us six cases of the champagne, if they can be produced, or, if not, by your crediting us with the value of six cases on the amount last paid (five hundred pounds) by our fir...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Charles Dickens
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-159-77831-6
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-159-77831-0
Barcode: 9781159778316

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