Boston: Printed by Edward Draper : 1855
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The New-England Primer Improved For The More Easy Attaining The True Reading of English. To Which is Added the Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's Catechism.facsimile edition, circa 1850. 24mo, blue boards, unpaginated; Approx 80 pp. This was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies and became the foundation of most schooling before the 1790s when it was supplanted by other works. Frontispiece of John Hancock; several woodcut illus. Condition: Good/Fair. Covers: Well worn but intact; substantial rubbing to corners; rebacked. Interior: endpapers toned, several small chip... View More...