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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Third Reader
(Silver, Burdett, 1897)
Here is an extra copy of this book. 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 ...
California State Series of School Text-Books: Second Reader.
(Printed at the State Printing Office, 1886)
Nine standard fables well told. FC (41) has a good text but no illustration, and DM (74) has no illustration but a good contemporary parallel for a child. The Cats and the Cheese (133), The Fox and the Goat (139), FS ...
School Reading by Grades: Third Year
(American Book Company, 1897)
There are four fables in this reader. MSA (10) is well told and features a good black-and-white illustration of the donkey swinging crosswise from a pole. TMCM (42) is told in a version very close to Jacobs' and offers ...
Fables for the Nursery, Original and Select
(Munroe and Francis, 1836)
This is a pleasant little (4½ x 5¾) book of original animal stories about twelve pages in length. The first six of its 224 pages consist of blanks and the title-page. The rest is entirely stories, with large print and ...
The American Pictorial Primer
(Original: NY: George F. Cooledge and Brother. Facsimile: San Marino, CA: Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1845)
Simple and straightforward booklet. Among the few stories is MM (34). There is here no dreaming or counting of chickens before they hatch. This may not even be a fable. Simple illustrations.
Longmans' Ship Literary Readers: Book I.
(Longmans Green, and Co.,, 1898)
A very nice first reader in very good shape. There are five fables with good simple illustrations, especially The Farmer and the Donkey (7), The Cats That Went to Law (28), and The Silly Frog (34). The farmer ...