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Scribner's Magazine, Vol. 8: July December, 1890 (Classic Reprint)

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Scribner's Magazine, Vol. 8: July December, 1890 (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Scribner's Magazine, Vol. 8: July December, 1890Uring the last century, and the first half Of the present one, coun try life in America had assumed a popular and well-defined existence, and through all the Old Atlantic States nu merous seats and homes had been built that were distinctive and beautiful in character. Many of these, upon the larger estates and in the suburbs of the great cities, were of such Size and com manding proportions as to be really estates and in the suburbs of the great cities, were of such Size and com manding proportions as to be really mansions. But throughout the country generally, and particularly in and about the important towns and villages, were numerous quiet and well-designed homes resting in their own grounds.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more