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The Winston Companion Readers: Primer.
(John C. Winston, 1922)
Here is a first copy I found of this book that has now become an extra. A longer version of My Animal Story Book (1923). Among the six added stories is BC (91) with one good Richardson illustration. The version of the ...
Drittes Lesebuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Schulen.
(Concordia Publishing House, 1910)
A remarkable little book. Lots of fables in its first part and a reading (86) on the meaning of fables. No illustrations for these. A nice verse rendition of MM (31). Further sections explore nature, history, geography, ...
Fifty Famous Fables
(Johnson Publishing Company, 1910)
See my comments on the 1910 version of this little book that I have from Sherry Carroll. This version has a gray cover that gives no initials for Johnson but does add VA. to Richmond. The title-page, otherwise the same, ...
The Young and Field Literary Readers: Book Two
Here is the first of t wo extra copies, this one in worn condition. This reader contains many fables, most with one or two simple illustrations of two or three colors: nine from Aesop (43-63), three Hindu (91-105), and ...
Studies in Reading: Second Grade
(University Publishing Company, 1918)
Here is an extra copy of this 1929 printing in poor condition. Ten fables are sprinkled along the way, each with a fine blue, orange, and white illustration. The Crows and the Dove (102) usually features the stork and ...
(Beckley-Cardy Company, 1926)
Here is an extra copy in poorer condition. A much-marked beginning reader that includes six fables, each with an orange-brown-and-black illustration. Many of them also contain a curious feature, silhouettes as Something ...
(Houghton Mifflin, 1930)
Here is an extra copy not in the spectacular condition of the copy in the collection. This book specializes in turning stories into plays. There are five fables, several with unusual twists. After it is all over, the ...
Door to Bookland
(Houghton Mifflin, 1930)
Here is an extra copy in poor condition. Two plays by Augusta Stevenson: TH (20) and The Clever Kid (and two wolves, 230). Minimal illustrations. In the same series as Happy Days (1930).
Of Beasts, Birds and Men: Fables from Three Lands
Here is an extra copy of this book. One part of a Myths, Tales and Legends grouping of reading books by this publisher. Aesop, LaFontaine, and Krilov are mixed together; the book is a fine short collection of typical ...
Select Fables in Prose and Verse
(Samuel Wood, 1811)
Someone has written First edition on the first page of this small (3½ x 5¼) pamphlet. It contains thirteen fables in its fifty pages. In the title-page's illustration, Aesop holds up a mirror that shines back on human ...