Reading And Children:
Murray, Lindley . ENGLISH READER OR PIECES IN PROSE AND POETRY SELECTED FROM THE BEST WRITERS DESIGNED TO ASSIST YOUNG PERSONS TO READ WITH PROPRIETY AND EFFECT....WITH A FEW PREMLINARY OBSERVATIONS ON THE PRINCIPLES OF GOOD READING ...TO WHICH IS ADDED...PRONUNCIATION OF THE CLASSICAL PROPER NAMES AND OF NUMEROUS OTHER WORDS...(ETC) BY ISRAEL ALGER, JUN A.M.
Boston 1824 Lincoln and Edmonds. Signed by Josiah Ball, Princeton. Hardcover. Small octavo, 264pp., vignettes, original leather spine with paper-covered boards. Fairly Good, inner hinges cracked, covers worn, a few small holes in spine, some stains in text. (a12355)
Cleveland, H.A. (editor) . GOLDEN SHEAVES GATHERED FROM THE FIELDS OF ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE A MISCELLANY OF CHOICE READING
Phidelphia 1871 Ziegler. Hardcover. Octavo, 583pp., nice full color full page chromolithograph frontis showing a large extended family sitting around the dining room table reading books together. index, cloth. Owner signed. Short manuscript poem on front end paper in pencil. Good, cover wearing on spine ends and corners. (a15480)
survey of reading . SURVEY OF READING IN TYPICAL HIGH SCHOOLS IN NEW YORK CITY
NY 1936 Noble and Noble. Yearbook #1 of the NYC Association of Teachers of English. 8vo., 73pp. printed typescript, clothbound. Interesting reading--many lists and charts, eg, of Magazines reported read more than 100 times, Number of Children preferring each of 10 NY Newspapers, lists of titles of Most Read books by the children. Would be fascinating to see a comparison done with similar questions asked of today'shigh school students... Good, light wear. (ny493)