English Grammar R. MORRIS.
English Literature STOPFORD A. BROOKE.
Philology J. PEILE.
Classical Geography M.F. TOZER.
Shakespeare E. DOWDEN.
Studies in Bryant J. ALDEN.
Greek Literature R.C. JEBB.
English Grammar Exercises R. MORRIS.
Homer W.E. GLADSTONE.
English Composition J. NICHOL.
(Others in preparation.)
The object of these primers is to convey information in such a manner as to make it both intelligible and interesting to very young pupils, and so to discipline their minds as to incline them to more systematic after-studies. The woodcuts which illustrate them embellish and explain the text at the same time.
Consisting of Five Books.
By WM. T. HARRIS, LL.D., Sup’t of Schools, St.
A.J. RICKOFF, A.M., Sup’t of Instruction, Cleveland, O.
MARK BAILEY, A.M., Instructor in Elocution, Yale College.
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Appletons’ First Reader. 90 pages. Price,
Appletons’ Second Reader. 142 pages. Price, 37 cents.
Appletons’ Third Reader. 214 pages. Price, 48 cents.
Appletons’ Fourth Reader. 248 pages. Price, 64 cents.
Appletons’ Fifth Reader. 471 pages. Price, $1.15.
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The combination of the Spelling-book with the Reader.
Full directions and suggestions appended to each lesson.
The attention given to the use of diacritical marks, silent letters, and
The introduction of instruction in Elocution, at internals, through
the entire series in an interesting and natural way.
Appletons’ Elementary Reading Charts.
46 Numbers. Price, complete, with Supporter, $10.00.
Edited by WILLIAM SWINTON and GEORGE R. CATHCART.
I. Easy Steps for Little Feet. 30 cents.
II. Golden Book of Choice Reading. 35 cents.
III. Book of Tales. 58 cents.
IV. Readings in Nature’s Book. 75 cents.
V. Seven American Classics. 58 cents.
VI. Seven British Classics. 58 cents.
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Classes in Academies, High Schools, and Grammar Schools.