McGuffey's 5th Eclectic Reader

“Remember me
and don’t forget
as sure as the vine
grows around the rafter
Jim is the boy Clara [is] after”

also (sideways)

“For Charlie

Some have one
Some have two
But I have one
And that is you

Yours Truly
Bernie Hessier”

An 1879 copy of McGuffey’s Fifth Eclectic Reader.

Found at the Georgetown Library Book Sale in Washington, DC. April 2005.

Part 1 of 3.