The North Star A Monthly Magazine Published For the Entertainment of the People Westfield, Mass. September 1895 Vol. I No. 8
(Americana - Massachusetts - Periodical - Westfield)

Westfield Massachusetts: The North Star Publishing Company, 1895. F (16) pages; bicycling-themed cover illustration; other illustrations within; a magazine with much local news, humor; women's page, fashion ideas edited by "Meda Fay"; articles - a continuation of Civil War battle reminiscence "by a Westfield Veteran" written for the North Star; My First Piece. Spoken at Craftsburg Academy. With a Pen-Picture of Craftsburg Village by William E. Atwater; The Deacon Despoiled by Ad. H. Gibson; Star Valley Jokes; a page on the whip manufactory of Pomeroy & Van Deusen Westfield, Mass, with a couple of illustrations; an article on A Picturesque Valley on the West Branch of the Westfield River seen from the top of a freight train (with several small illustrations); little snippets regarding Westfield & Springfield, politics, society news; a few poems and comic illustrations; a children's column edited by Miss Catherine A. Tierney; short stories, poetry signed by authors; a page of humorous tid-bits; local advertisements - for furniture, lodgings, night-lunch wagon, laundry, clothing, services and more; approx. 9 3/8" x 12"size; original stapled light green polished printed & illustrated paper covers; light wear & soiling; contents in very good condition; interesting local Westfield Massachusetts publishing and community history ephemera. Good Paperback (Item ID: 22849)

$45.00

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