Manual Training: First Lessons in Wood-working (Google eBook)

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American Book Company, 1888 - Woodwork - 188 pages
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Page 96 - This sandstone has long attracted popular attention. The bright vermillion cliffs rise to a height of one hundred to one hundred and fifty feet above the water surface of the Des Moines river. The red coloration of the rock is, however, local, merging laterally and downward into a yellow or buff color.
Page 196 - ... of manual labor, better farms, and better farmers, will be produced. This book, therefore, is intended to present in a concise, practical manner for pupils in elementary schools, those fundamental principles upon which successful agriculture depends. ^[ The farm is treated as the center of interest, and its industries, economies, and science are discussed at some length. The book has been prepared with special reference both to simplicity and to scientific accuracy, and is based on the observation...
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