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Child Life in Tale and Fable: A Second Reader
(The Macmillan Company, 1899)
Here is my earliest printing of a book I have in two later printings. The later listings are under 1899/1912 and 1899/1919. See my comments there. The cover of this copy has either been bleached or started out a lighter ...
Little Folks Delight
(McLoughlin Bros, 1890)
Here is a simple 6½ x 8½ children's book in pictorial boards with a girl washing doll's clothes on the front cover and children rolling a huge ball of snow on the back. Inside is a typical collection of material for ...
The Universal Anthology, Vols 1
(The Anthological Society of London, 1899)
Compare this with the larger edition, of which I have two volumes done in 1899. By contrast, this edition has smaller pages and margins but uses the same size plates; it also lacks a limited-edition number and illustrations ...
Pleasant Stories for My Children
(Blakeman & Mason, 1890)
LM opens a collection of eight stories in an undersized book. The closing story is labelled out of nowhere Story XXIV! The lion puts his paw by accident onto the mouse, who makes only a squeak and no plea. The lion is ...
(Donohue Henneberry & Co,, 1899)
Here is a wonderful find. It is one of those turn-of-the-century readers with simple stories of all sorts, dark pictures, and bright-eyed children on the cover. I noticed as I was about to put the book back that there ...
Stories from Aulus Gellius
(American Book Company, 1895)
I am aware of one Aesopic fable in this fragile, broken booklet, whose cover and first few pages are loose. Aulus tells the story-- Mother Lark and Her Young (34-7)--extremely well. Who knows how long I may have had ...