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The Beacon Supplementary Readers: Book Three: The Wise Little Goat
(Ginn and Cmpany Ltd.Ginn and Company Ltd., 1932)
There are twelve stories here in a pamphlet in good condition. Four are listed as from Aesop: The Wise Little Goat (7), A Silly Trick (26), The Race (47), and The Lion and the Fox (54). We might know the first three ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Bolenius Readers: Fourth Reader
(Houghton Mifflin, 1919)
Here is an extra copy. This fourth reader seems to follow after Happy Days (second) and Door to Bookland (third), both from 1930. Five fables, the first three from Aesop and the last two from Bidpai: The Lark and Her ...
(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).
Read Another Story
(Benj. H. Sanborn & Co., 1939)
This extra copy in less good condition was the property of the state of Texas back from 1947 to 1951 and then became the property of St. Robert's School in Omaha. Among its ten simple stories is MSA (81-91). I was surprised ...
St. Enda Readers Junior Book
(The Educational Company of Ireland Limited, 1920)
This school reader contains one fable, The Old Tree and the Gardener attributed to Aesop (63). This is a difficult enough fable. The version of it here may not help clarify things. Its hint is to call the gardener rather ...
Katha Manga for Standard V
(Simasahita Am. Di. Gunasena saha Samagama, 1948)
This is a 98-page pamphlet in good condition. Its cover picture is identical in form with the cover for Katha Manga for Standard III in the same series and from the same year. Now the cover is blue rather than red. There ...