Friday, November 30, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Tommy and the Sailor (1872)

Tommy and the Sailor
John Townsend Trowbridge, Lucy Larcom. Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls.  8 (November, 1872.)

The Quarrel (1901)

The New McGuffy Second Reader. (New York: American Book Company, 1901).

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Position for Reading (1875)

Lewis B. Monroe. The First Reader. (Philadelphia: Cowperthwait and Company, 1875).

Monday, November 26, 2012

Through These We Smashed (1894)

Through These We Smashed
Robert V. V. Sewell. "My First and Last Balloon Ascension (Artists' Adventure Series). The Century Magazine. 47 (April 1894).

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Hornet's Nest (1872)

John Townsend Trowbridge, Lucy Larcom. Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls.  8 (November, 1872.)

Saturday, November 24, 2012

At the Sea-Side (1875)

At the sea-side
C.S. Dawe. The Holburn Series of Reading Books: Infant Reader No. 1. (London: The Educational Supply Association, 1875).

Friday, November 23, 2012

Lesson XIV (1884)

Rebecca D. Rickoff. Appletons' Chart Primer: Exercises in Reading at Sight,and Language and Color Lessons for Beginners. (New York: American Book Company, 1884).

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Gob ble Tur keys A way (1904)

Thanks giv ing gob ble tur keys a way
Frances Eggleston Blodget, Andrew Burr Blodgett. A Primer. (Boston: Ginn and Company, 1904).

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hit Stick! Stick Hit! She Cried (1895)

Hit Stick! Stick Hit! She Cried
Joel Chandler Harris. Mr. Rabbit at Home: A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country. Illustrations by  Oliver Herford. (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, & Company, 1895).

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Lesson of Dancing (1820)

Juvenile Incidents; or the Studies and Amusements of a Day. (Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1820).

Monday, November 19, 2012

I've Torn the Virgil (1868)

Mr. Frankland, I've torn the Virgil.
S.E. De Morgan. Algy's Lesson. Illustrations by Kronheim. (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1868).

Sunday, November 18, 2012

I See a Man (1885)

I see a man.  I see a man. See me. See me.
Monroe's New Primer.  (Philadelphia: E.H. Butler and Company, 1885).

Saturday, November 17, 2012

The Mud-King's Daughter (1870)

The Mud-King's Daughter
Hans Christian Anderson. Fairy Tales and Sketches. (London: Bell and Daldy, 1870).

Friday, November 16, 2012

Prince Lets Out the Hairy Man (1897)

Andrew Lang, ed. The Pink Fairy Book. Illustrations by H.J. Ford. (New York: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1897).

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Ran . . . Away (1910)

Ran . .  . Away | The Little Gingerbread Man
Harriette Taylor Treadwell and Margaret Free. Reading-Literature: The Primer Adapted and Graded.  Illustrations by Frederick Richardson. (Chicago: Row, Peterson, and Company, 1910).

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Ned and Nell, Part 1 (1893)

Ned and Nell, Part 1
Anna B. Badlam. A Primer. (Boston: D.C. Heath and Company, 1893).

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012

Hark, Hark (1911)

We will say "hark, hark." Now one, two, all! Hark, hark! The dogs do bark. The beggars are coming to town. Some in rags, Some in tags, And some in velvet gowns.
Kate F. Oswell and C.B. Gilbert The American School Readers Primer. (New York: The MacMillan Company, 1911).

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Pleasing Stories for Pleasant Children (1844)

Pleasing Stories for Pleasant Children. (Cincinnati: William T. Truman, 1844).

Saturday, November 10, 2012

World Turned Upside Down (1919)

Rhymes for Children: Illustrated with Appropriate Woodcuts. 1 (November 1919).

Friday, November 9, 2012

Jam, Hem, Vim, and Deem (1882)

Royal Canadian Primer.  (Toronto: Canada Publishing Company, 1882).

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Feeing Thefe Cocks Mangle (1786)

The History of a Little Boy Found Under a  Haycock Continued From the First Part, Given in the Royal Alphabet, or, Child's Best Instructor. (London: E. Newbery, 1786).

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Lesson 2 (1907)

Boys run; see the boys run. Dogs play; see the dogs play.  Man shoot; see the man shoot.
Benj. M. Black. Primer. (Boston: Educational Publishing Company, 1907).

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A Kiss for a Blow (1853)

H.C. Wright. A Kiss for a Blow and Other Tales. (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1853). 

Monday, November 5, 2012

Hoop on a Nail (1866)

J.T. Trowbridge. "Half-hours With Father Brighthopes." Our Young Folks. 2 (October 1866).

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Children at Play (1886)

"Children at Play," drawn by W. J. Hennessy from the new illustrated edition of "Maud Miller" by John G. Whittier
Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls. 2 (December 1866).

Saturday, November 3, 2012

He Cut Her a Whip (1903)

He cut her a whip
Florence Wilkinson. "The Fairy Valley." Harper's Monthly Magazine. 107 (October 1903).

Friday, November 2, 2012

The Bitch and Her Friend (1865)

G. Moir Bussey. Fables; Original and Selected; With an Introductory Dissertation on the History of the Fable, Comprising Biographical Notices of Eminent Fabulists. Illustrated by Orrin Smith. (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1865).

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Raven & Dove (1840)

Henry and Eliza discovering the Raven

Henry tying Eliza to a Tree
Mrs. Cameraon. The Raven and the Dove. (London: Houlston and Co., 1840).