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Andiron Tales   By: (1862-1922)

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[Illustration: "Get him a mirror."]

ANDIRON TALES

BY

JOHN KENDRICK BANGS

ILLUSTRATED BY CLARE VICTOR DWIGGINS

THE JOHN C. WINSTON CO. PUBLISHERS PHILADELPHIA

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COPYRIGHT, 1906, BY THE JOHN C. WINSTON CO.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. TOM AND THE ANDIRONS 9

CHAPTER II. THE STORY OF EBENEZER 17

CHAPTER III. OFF IN THE CLOUDS 25

CHAPTER IV. THE POKER TELLS HIS STORY 38

CHAPTER V. THE POKER CONCLUDES HIS STORY 45

CHAPTER VI. THE LITERARY BELLOWS 52

CHAPTER VII. THEY REACH THE CRESCENT MOON 61

CHAPTER VIII. ON THE TROLLEY CLOUD 70

CHAPTER IX. ON THE OSCYCLE A NARROW ESCAPE 80

CHAPTER X. HOME AGAIN 91

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ILLUSTRATIONS

BY CLARE VICTOR DWIGGINS

"GET HIM A MIRROR," SAID THE LEFTHANDIRON. In colors Frontispiece

"I'M NOT A DORMOUSE" 12

"A LITTLE TALE WHICH I WILL WAG FOR YOU" 15

"AND THEN DIE WITHOUT PAYING FOR IT" 20

"JUST WHAT I WANTED FOR MY LUNCH" 22

"TRIED TO BITE MY HEAD OFF" 23

"A MOUSE WITH A DOOR TO HIM" 31

"THERE'S NO BETTER PLACE THAN THIS CLOUD," SAID THE POKER. In colors 33

"IN ONE EAR AND OUT OF THE OTHER" 34

"A POKER WHO COULD ONLY POKE" 39

"No," she said, "I'm not your mother, I am a Fairy." In colors 40

"DOESN'T HAVE TO LIVE IN A BATHTUB" 41

"EAGLES NEVER HAVE UMBRELLAS" 46

"ONE DAY THE WOODCUTTERS CAME" 49

"SO I REALLY LIVE HOME" 51

"WHAT'S THE USE OF FIGHTING?" 53

"I BLOW A STORY OF TWO, NOW AND THEN," SAID THE BELLOWS. In Colors 54

HE GAVE A TREMENDOUS WHEEZE 58

"COLUMBUS WAS A GREAT MAN" 63

"YOU SEE, IT'S THIS SHAPE" 66

"WHY, IT'S REALLY A TROLLEY!" HE CRIED. In colors 68

"IT KEEPS ME JUMPING ALL THE TIME" 72

"I HAVEN'T THE MONEY" 78

ON THE OSCYCLE. In colors 80

"MY OWN PRIVATE ICEBERG" 83

THE MAN FROM SATURN JUMPED 86

TOM JUMPED, AND IN A MOMENT WAS SITTING ASTRIDE THE GREAT BIRD'S NECK. In colors 89

"UPON THE ANVIL IN HIS SANCTUM" 93

DEVOURING HIS FAVORITE AUTHOR 98

TOM IS AWAKENED BY THE AVALANCHE. In colors 100

TAIL PIECE 102

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Andiron Tales

By John Kendrick Bangs

Being the Remarkable Adventures of a Boy with a Lively Imagination

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