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Peck's Bad Boy Abroad Being a Humorous Description of the Bad Boy and His Dad in Their Journeys Through Foreign Lands - 1904   By: (1840-1916)

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PECK'S BAD BOY ABROAD

By Hon. Geo. W. Peck

Being a Humorous Description of the Bad Boy and His Dad in Their Journeys Through Foreign Lands, Their Visits to Crowned Heads, the Manners and Customs of the People, and the Bad Boy's Never Ending Efforts to Provide Fun No Matter Where He Is.

Profusely Illustrated by D. S. Groesbeck And R. W. Taylor

THOMPSON & THOMAS 1904

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I.

The Bad Boy and His Chum Call on the Old Groceryman After Being Away at School The Bad Boy's Dad in a Bad Way

CHAPTER II.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Ready for Their Travels The Bad Boy Labels the Old Man's Suit Case How the Cowboys Made Him Dance Once

CHAPTER III.

The Bad Boy Writes About the Fun They Had Going to Washington He and His Dad Call on President Roosevelt The Bad Boy Meets One of the Children and They Disagree

CHAPTER IV.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Visit Mount Vernon Dad Weeps at the Grave of the Father of Our Country

CHAPTER V.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Have Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria The Bad Boy Orders Dinner The Old Man Gets Stuck Tries to Rescue a Countess in Distress

CHAPTER VI.

The Bad Boy Writes the Old Groceryman About Ocean Voyages His Dad Has an Argument Over a Steamer Chair.

CHAPTER VII.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Eat Fog Call on Astor A Dynamite Outrage

CHAPTER VIII.

The Bad Boy Writes About the Craze for Gin in the White chapel District He Gives His Dad a Scare in the Tower of London

CHAPTER IX.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Call on King Edward and Almost Settle the Irish Question

CHAPTER X.

The Bad Boy Writes of Ancient and Modern Highwaymen ¦ They Get a Taste of High Life in London and Dad Tells the Story of the Picklemaker's Daughter

CHAPTER XI.

The Bad Boy Writes About Paris Tells About the Trip Across the English Channel Dad Feeds a Dog and Gets Arrested

CHAPTER XII.

The Bad Boy's Second Letter from Paris Dad Poses as a Mormon Bishop and Has to Be Rescued They Climb the Eiffel Tower and the Old Man Gets Converted

CHAPTER XIII.

The Bad Boy's Dad and a Man from Dakota Frame Up a Scheme to Break the Bank, But They Go Broke The Party in Trouble

CHAPTER XIV.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Have an Automobile Ride They Run Over a Peasant Climb "Glaziers" Dad Falls Over a Precipice, But Is Rescued by the Guides After a Hard Time of It

CHAPTER XV.

Dad Plays He Is an Anarchist They Give Alms to the Beggars and the Bad Boy Ducks a Gondolier and His Dad in the Grand Canal

CHAPTER XVI.

The Bad Boy Writes from Naples Dad Sees Vesuvius and Calls the Servants to Put Out the Fire They Have Trouble with a "Dago" in Pompeii

CHAPTER XVII.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Climb Vesuvius A Chicago Lady Joins the Party and Causes Trouble

CHAPTER XVIII.

The Bad Boy Makes Friends with Some Italian Children Dad is Chased by Lions from the Coliseum " Not Any More Rome for Papa," says Dad

CHAPTER XIX.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Visit the Pope They Bow to, the King of Italy and His Nine Spots Dad Finds That "The Catacombs" Is Not a Comic Opera

CHAPTER XX.

The Bad Boy Tells About the Land of the Czar and the Trouble They Had to Get There Dad Does a Stunt and Mixes It Up with the People and Soldiers

CHAPTER XXI.

Dad Sees a Russian Revolution and Faints 'The Bad Boy Arranges a Wolf Hunt Dad Threatens to Throw the Boy to the Wolves

CHAPTER XXII.

Dad Wears His Masonic Fez in Constantinople They Find the Turks Sensitive on the Dog Question A College Yell for the Sultan Sends Him Into a Fit

CHAPTER XXIII.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Meet the Cream of the Harem "Little Egypt" Does a Dancing Stunt The Sultan Wants to Send Fifty Wives to the President

CHAPTER XXIV.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Arrive in Cairo At the Hotel They Meet Some Egyptian Princesses Dad Rides a Camel to the Pyramids and Meets with Difficulties

CHAPTER XXV.

The Bad Boy and His Dad Climb the Pyramids The Bad Boy Lights a Cannon Cracker in Rameses' Tomb They Flee from Egypt in Disguise

CHAPTER XXVI.

The Bad Boy Writes About Gibraltar The Irish English Army How He Would Take the Fortress Dad Wants to Buy the "Rock"

CHAPTER XXVII... Continue reading book >>




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