This neat work is “The Speaking Oak and 300 Other Tales of Life, Love and Achievement” by Ferdinand Iglehart and printed in 1902 by the Christian Herald. This looks to be a first edition. The stories and anecdotes inside are inspirational, motivational, character building, moral, and/or religious in themes with some of the following: Lincoln the Lawyer Acts As Pastor, Welcomes Leprosy Out of Love For Her Husband, Grover Cleveland's Tribute to William McKinley, The Inventor of the Electric Telegraph, Severus and His Two Bad Sons, A Flagman Crushed To Death Rescuing A Child, The Victorian Age, The Choice of Hercules, Cordelia the Dutiful Daughter, Roses and Reformation, The Fatal Tiger's Cage, The Knight of the Red Cross, General Grant Finds a Lost Child, Friendship of Lee and Jackson, President Roosevelt On the Bible, Balmoral, A Stripe Or a Coffin, Boxers, Keen Eyes, Peter Cooper the Inventor, The Humility of a Queen, Ants Turned Into Men, Washington's Love For the Poor, Early Childhood of Charles Spurgeon, Lord Roberts and General Miles Discourage Drinking, Did I Do All That I Could, The Power of Music, An Atheist Converted By His Own Writing, A Naval Commander's Heroism, Self-sacrifice Is Life, Thomas Edison's First Appearance in Boston, Snags and Success, Integrity and Industry, Heroic Cure For Insane Relatives, Last Message of Alfred the Great To His Son, A Great Orator, A Mother's Influence, and much, much more! This is illustrated as well.
This old work is app. 9”x6.75”x1.5" with 400 pages. This has cloth covered hard-boards with decorations. This is in good+ condition overall with some corner,edge, spine wear and bumping. There is some cloth wear at corners and spine tips. The binding is tight and all pages intact. There is age toning. The book is complete.
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