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Category: All Categories: Education: Textbooks and Instructional Materials: Elementary Reading
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Publisher: American Book Company New York 1980.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Color Illustrations; 192 pages

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Baruch, Dorothy and Montgomery, Elizabeth and Gray, William S., Illustrated by: Campbell, Eleanor  
Good Times with Our Friends

Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Company Chicago, IL 1949.
HB. Very Good-/No Jacket. 3rd Printing. Sm8vo from 7-1/2" to 8" Tall. 128 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/blu-red lettering & will blu-red illustration of girl & dog on front. A health and personal development series curriculum foundation program book. A DICK and JANE book with Spot, Puff, Sally, Don, Susan Jack & Tom. They visit Grandfather and Grandmother on the farm, also then they have a birthday party. prev owner wrote name & number on FPD, stain on fore edge, rfep & RPD. 3rd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 027638.
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Espy, Rosalie and Martin, Clyde Inez, Illustrated by: Mastri, Fiore  
Fun with Dusty

Publisher: W.S. Benson & Company Austin, TX 1958.
128 pp, red cloth covered boards. Primer used to provide stories of high interest level, containing simple concepts in social studies & science grade children. Some of the characters are Bill, Ann, Jane, Mr. White, Dusty, Bob, & Jack. slight wear to corners, prev owners name on FPD & ffep. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 002428.
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Flack, Marjorie and O'donnell, Mabel, Illustrated by: Hoopes, Florence & Margaret  
Neighbors on the Hill : the Alice and Jerry Books : Parallel Second Reader

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publ Evanston, IL 1966.
192 pp, white cloth covered boards w/green lettering w/color wraparound illustration. This book is a parallel second reader for use after reading the basic second reader Friendly Village. It introduces 124 new words. pages crisp and stiff, bright, soundly bound. prev owner's name stamped on ffep. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 027921.
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Gray, William S., et al.  
Gift from Scott Foresman, a : Fun with Dick and Jane, a Commemorative Collection of Stories (Booklet in Portfolio)

Publisher: Harpercollins; N. Y. : 1996.
Near Fine Softcover 24 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Stiff green large portfolio containing small 24-pg color glossy booklet with five very short chapters from famous Dick and Jane reader originally published in 1930.; Isbn 0673322718. Published 1996 in honor of 100th anniversary of Scott Foresman, original publisher of Elson Basic Readers series of Dick and Jane books. Possibly a promotional item. ; No defects. Quite scarce.

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Harvey, Thomas W.  
Elementary Grammar of the English Language for the Use of Schools, an : Harvey's Elementary Grammar, 1869
Publisher: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company; Cincinnati, Ohio: 1869.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 160 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Black cloth over spine, green boards, 160 pages, all edges marbled, 119 short lessons, many with subsections. Plenty of examples, review questions, lists and tables, etc. ; Copyright 1868. This edition 1869. ; Heavily worn but intact, except rear free endpaper missing. Many pages have marks, most in pencil, a few in old ink. Front cover character's eyes inked out, small part of page 14 and small part of pg 160 unreadable due to inkblots, otherwise everything readable. Binding tight. Sold as is.

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Harvey, Thomas W.  
Elementary Grammar of the English Language for the Use of Schools, an : Harvey's Elementary Grammar, Revised Edition, 1878
Publisher: American Book Company; N. Y. : 1878.
Good with no dust jacket Revised Edition Hardcover 272 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Reddish-brown fake leather over spine, gilt spine lettering, yellowish-brown cloth over boards, 272 pages, 264 short lessons, many with subsections. Plenty of samples, examples, study questions, etc. ; Copyright 1868. This is Revised Edition, 1878. Main sections are: Orthography. Etymology. Syntax. Prosody. ; Exterior moderately worn. Endpapers have old juvenile marks and scribbles, all fairly small. Light foxing here and there. Everything readable. Binding tight. ; Harvey's Language Course Series

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McGuffey, William H.  
McGuffey's New Fifth Eclectic Reader : (Book 5, 5th) Selected and Original Exercises for Schools, 1866
Publisher: Wilson, Hinkle & Company; Cincinnati, Ohio: 1866.
Good+ Hardcover 338 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Dark brown gilt leather over spine, brown pebbled cloth boards blindstamped with title and decor, marbled edges, 101 lessons. ; Early reprint of 1857 revised edition. This edition 1866. Copyright holder Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle, Cincinnati, Ohio. Classic 19th century American schoolbook with lessons in reading, grammar, articulation, as well as history, philosophy, great literature, etc. ; Spine chipped at both ends, gilt dull but just readable. Owner name (Miss Ida B. Nyes, Memphis, Mich) and Aug 29th, 1872 penned on front endpaper in purple ink. Light foxing to endpapers otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. ; McGuffey's Readers, Eclectic Educational Series; Vol. 5

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Newman, A. J., and P. M. Sherlock Illustrated by: Illustrated by Rhoda Jackson  
Annancy Stories : Book Four Stage

Publisher: Ginn & Company; London: 1971.
Near Fine Twentieth Printing Softcover 96 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Pale blue textured covers, numerous monochrome illustrations, 10 stories of Annancy, cleverest animal in jungle. Title page states Beacon Library. Rear cover states Beacon Ginn Library. ; Isbn 0602201454. Copyright 1936. This is 20th printing, 1971. Elementary reader for children aged about 7-8. ; Rear cover has light thumb creases. No other defects. ; Beacon Ginn Library Series

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Reichert, Edwin C. and Bracken Dorothy Kendall, Illustrated by: Orloff, Gregory  
Bucky's Friends

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company Chicago, IL 1957.
96 pp, light yellow cloth boards w/pictorial boards, Book is a reader w/three stories and with the following characters Bucky, Pal, Charlie and Old Gray Pussy and Miss Cora. On the sticker on the front pastedown "This Book is the Property of the State" has the a book no. and in school blank stamped Comfort, discoloration on the ffep where two pieces of adh tape were No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Ex-School Book

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 051094.
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Ridlon, Marci, Illustrated by: Dauber, Liz  
Kittens and More Kittens 4868

Publisher: Follett Publishing Company Chicago, IL 1967.
29 pp, gry-red boards w/wht-blk-red dj w/color illustrated front & back. A book from the Follett Just beginning-to-read series. illustrated front pastedown, rear pastedown has list of words. The book is a reading level three with a vocabulary of 307 words. Jennifer wants a kitten, so she puts up notices around her block. She gets more than she bargained for when people keep bringing kittens all day long. First Printing Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Sanders, Charles W.  
Sander's Rhetorical, Or, Union Fifth Reader : Embracing a Full Exposition of the Principles of Rhetorical Reading

Publisher: Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company; N. Y. : 1867.
Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 600 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Black embossed leather over spine, dark brown cloth over boards, gilt spine title, marbled edges, 30 pages explaining principles of elocution or dramatic reading, 190 selections by various great writers for use as exercises in elocution, with brief bios of writers. ; Copyright 1862. This edition 1867. Yes, this is an actual leather-bound school book from 1867, not a flimsy overpriced computer-generated reprint. ; Book shows moderate wear all around. Name and address in old ink on front endpaper, and also old bookseller's stamp on same. A few pages here and there show minor foxing or spots, otherwise no serious defects.

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Shapp, Charles and Martha, Illustrated by: Earle, Vana  
Let's Find Out : What' Big and What's Small

Publisher: Franklin Watts, Inc. New York, NY 1959.
unpaginated, brown-wht illustrated boards w/wht spine w/black lettering. Book about the size of different items that increases the child's reading vocabulary. rubbed on the corners, 3rd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Smith, Nila B. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Esther Schwinck  
My Story Book : Picture Story Reading Lessons, Series One, Revised, 1947

Publisher: Board of Education; Detroit: 1947.
Very Good Revised Edition Softcover 73 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Tan softcover, fold-and-staple binding, b/w line illustrations throughout, 23 stories, each followed by suggested activities such as comprehension questions, study words, drawing ideas, etc. Most feature the children Jack and Jane, but book also includes a simplified version of Little Black Sambo. ; Copyright 1938. This is revised edition, 1947. Prepared by Nila B. Smith, under direction of Reginia R. Heller and S. A. Courtis. Revised by Eveline A. Waterbury. Illustrated by Esther Schwinck. ; The word 'draft' is stamped on front cover in very faded ink. Very pale dampstain affects lower fore-edge of last 27 leaves, it enters text on three leaves but everything is quite readable. No other marks. Top edge is rough, as issued, as if two books were printed together then separated along perforation. Binding of three staples intact. Appears to have never been issued to or used by children. Quite rare in any condition. ; Detroit Board of Education Series; Vol. 264

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Storm, Grace E. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Vera Stone Norman  
Bob and Judy : Basic Reading Program
Publisher: Lyons & Carnahan; Chicago: 1938.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 154 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, library binding, green cloth decorated in orange and black, ivory-toned endpapers illustrated in green, [vi] + 154 pages, 56 short short stories, word list in rear, three-color illustrations throughout. ; Copyright page states 1936. Endpaper text (as printed) states 1938. Grade level not identified, we are guessing second grade. ; A pristine school reader, never issued to a student. No marks, no stamps, no major defects. Just a hint of shelfwear, and we found two pages with faint smudges in margin, not affecting text or illustrations. Scarce in this condition. ; Guidance in Reading Series

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Stratton, Clarence, with Gertrude Moderow Illustrated by: Illustrated by Alexander Key  
When Washington Danced : A Tale of the American Revolution (Elementary Reader)

Publisher: Scott, Foresman & Company; Chicago: 1938.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 335 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Full green cloth, yellow lettering, illustration of young soldier in Continental Army on front, 24 chapters, illustrated with striking b/w art by Alexander Key. Includes the occasional footnote defining difficult words. ; Story by Clarence Stratton, adapted by Gertrude Moderow. ; Fictional tale of Kit Mason, a young American patriot at the time of the Revolution. ; Very minor shelfwear. Four leaves in opening chapter are creased at tip. Margin of page 212 has several spots. One word erased from rear endpaper but still slightly visible. Otherwise appears unread.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 14197.
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