Stand Pat: Or, Poker Stories from the Mississippi

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L.C. Page, 1906 - 269 pages
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Page 277 - These stories are exquisite in their refinement, and yet robust in their appreciation of some of the rougher phases of woodcraft.
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Page 277 - This is a book full of delight. An additional charm lies in Mr. Bull's faithful and graphic illustrations, which in fashion all their own tell the story of the wild life, illuminating and supplementing the pen pictures of the authors."— Literary Digest.
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