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The Winston Readers: First Reader
(John C. Winston Company, 1918)
The Richardson illustrations are lovely. One fable on 44-48: The Dog and the Cock (and the Fox). Pages 49-50 are missing.
A Greek Reader for Schools adapted from Aesop, Theophrastus, Lucian, Herodotus, Thucydides, Zenophon, and Plato
(Clarendon Press, 1917)
Who knows but that I may have used this reader myself in my early years of learning Greek! Its first section consists of four pages including eight fables. The notes for these are on 85-86. The fables include: Cock and ...
Foolish and Wise
LM is on 163-4, with two illustrations. There are also questions and discussion suggestions on 37 in the early manual section.
The Ontario Readers: First Book
(Coles Publishing CompanyT. Eaten Co., 1923)
A clean facsimile of a typical reader. I find nine simple fables, all illustrated except the first: The Boys and the Frogs (7), SW (19), TH (35), The Fox and the Cat (39), The Wolf and the Cat (47, there is ...
Reading with Expression: First Reader
(American Book Company, 1911)
Again I find an American Book Company reader in unusually good condition and with unusually good color printing. There are two fables here: The Wolf and the Kid (74-5) and LM (82-3). The format is unusual. A first ...
The Pathway to Reading: Fifth Reader
(Silver Burdett and Co.,, 1926)
A well used reader. The fifth grade seems to have been a relatively late period for reading fables in the classroom. There are three fables here in a section labelled Fable and Fancy, introduced by a pair of ...
Stepping Stones to Literature: A Third Reader
(Silver Burdett and Company,, 1897)
This book replicates another in the collection. I believe it is the older of the two. It has a large circular seal imprinted in the back cover, whereas the other copy has a rectangular seal. This classroom reader has ...
Book 1: Fables and Rhymes: Aesop and Mother Goose
(Western Publishing House, 1898)
This book is virtually identical with another in the collection published in the same year. There are two clear differences on the title-page. This copy gives the publisher as Western Publishing House in Chicago. There ...
The Third Book of Fables
(London: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1930)
Except for the covers and end papers, this little paperbound volume is in good shape. Simple but strong two-color illustrations and good tellings. Fifty-three fables, chiefly Aesop's. The best of the illustrations is ...
The De La Salle Series: Second Reader
(Brothers of the Christian Schools La Salle institute,St. Joseph's Normal College, 1913)
It is good to get something from the Jesuits' long-time competitors! This standard Catholic second reader contains four fables, two of them with surprise softening twists at the end. In FS (82) a while after the joke had ...