Size: 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: Scott Foresman & Co.
Author: William H. Elson, Christine Keck
Elson Grammar School Reader Book Four
William H. Elson, & Christine Keck
Like so many of the fourth readers of this era, it is filled with well known names of literature, such as Henry W. Longfellow, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Sir Walter Scott, and William Shakespeare. Part two gives a short biography of each author, along with an excerpt of his works. Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell are represented here. Part three gives Patriotic Selections by Patrick Henry, Sir Walter Scott, Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun, Walt Whitman, George Washington, Joaquin Miller, Rudyard Kipling, and others.
Scott, Foresman & Co., 1909. Hard cover, 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches, 420 pages.
Bumped corners. Writing inside front, light soiling and creases. One double page has almost come loose, with frayed page edges. Occasional spot, some pencil writing. No noticeable tears.
Under 2 lb.