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THE MANITOBA READERS / First Reader

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Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons ND (c. 1910), London, Edinburgh, etc., 1910
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Small 8vo, pp. 96. "Authorized by the Advisory Board for use in Public Schools in Manitoba". Very much like its American counterpart, the "Dick and Jane" readers, but published much earlier (c. 1910). The central characters are Frank, Nellie, Dora and Tom, and a horse named Darby. The vocabulary is as simplistic, viz. "I see a ball. I see a tree. I see my cap. Do you see my cap?" with images of a ball, cap and tree. Lesson 75 shows a photo of boys playing baseball (with accompanying story to read): 83 lessons in all. Bound in original illustrated brown cloth, now showing some wear and soiling. Front endpaper absent amd hinge weak. Some soiling to contents but no childish scribblings. A fair, to good, copy of the scarcest of all Manitoba readers. Bookseller Inventory # 042144

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Title: THE MANITOBA READERS / First Reader

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons ND (c. 1910), London, Edinburgh, etc.

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: hb

Illustrator: black-&-white illustrations

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