Pecks bad boy and his pa 1900

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pecks bad boy and his pa 1900

Pecks Bad Boy and His Pa by George W. Peck

Mr. Peck was born in New York in 1840, but he lived in Wisconsin from 1843 until his death, April 16, 1916. He was connected with newspapers at Whitewater, Jefferson, La Crosse, and Milwaukee. He founded the Sun at La Crosse in 1874, and later removed it to Milwaukee, where he called it Pecks Sun. At one time he was unquestionably the best-known writer in Wisconsin, and the best-known Wisconsin writer throughout the country, which fame came to him through his Pecks Bad Boy sketches. He was also the author of Pecks Compendium of Fun, Pecks Sunshine, together with almost countless sketches which usually were in some way connected with the mischief-loving, mirth-provoking Bad Boy. Neighbors of the Pecks in Whitewater tend, by their recollection of the former Governor, to confirm the suspicion that not all of Pecks Bad Boy was fiction, and that the author himself may have played a not inconsiderable part in the scenes therein depicted. Mr. Pecks fellow-citizens in Milwaukee honored him with the mayoralty, and the citizens of the state made him Governor from 1891 to 1895. He had a keen memory for his old friends; and citizens, both young and old, who could remind him of some of his old neighbors in Whitewater or Jefferson were always sure of a pleasant chat with him.
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Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938) EDGAR KENNEDY

Henry "Hennery" Peck, popularly known as Peck's Bad Boy, is a fictional character created by George Wilbur Peck (–). First appearing in the novel Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, the Bad Boy.
George W. Peck

Catalog Record: Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa: 100 Illustrations | HathiTrust Digital Library

Author of Peck's Bad Boy. Author, Politician, Publisher, and Statesman. Of all the George W. The first edition was published in by Belford, Clarke and Company. The importance of this title cannot be overstated. Of course, popularity and significance is one thing but book reviewer's thoughts are another.

1882 First Edition

Published by Dover Publications, Inc. Seller Rating:. About this Item: Dover Publications, Inc. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. Williams, True illustrator. Complete Edition.

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Author of Peck's Bad Boy. Author, Politician, Publisher, and Statesman. The first edition of this title was published in by Belford, Clarke and Company. It is a "collection of articles written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee.. The early as well as the later editions all have pages and are illustrated by Hopkins. Livingston "Hop" Hopkins was an illustrator and cartoonist who did the artwork for numerous magazines Puck, St. Nicholas, The Weekly, etc as well as a number of books.

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  1. Borja G. says:

    Peck's Bad Boy And His Pa: Complete Edition () [George Wilbur Peck, True Williams] on chrissullivanministries.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce.

  2. Rabulas G. says:

    PECK'S BAD BOY AND HIS PA' COMPLETE AND COMPENDIUM OF FUN [Geo W. Hardcover; Publisher: Thompson & Thomas (); ASIN: BEJ48Q.

  3. Fitzduzjudgtrep says:

    The character is portrayed as a mischievous prankster, and the phrase "Peck's bad boy" has entered the language to refer to anyone whose mischievous or bad behavior leads to annoyance or embarrassment.

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