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Title:
The New-England primer : a history of its origin and development; with a reprint of the unique copy of the earliest known edition and many facsimile illustrations and reproductions
Author:
Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902, editor.
Publication Information:
New York : Printed for Dodd, Mead and co., 1897.
Physical Description:
xi pages, 1 leafl., 354 pages : 29 plates (including frontispiece) ; 22 cm.
General Note:
"Four hundred and twenty-five copies of this book were printed on American hand-made paper and fifty-seven copies on imperial Japan paper, in the month of June, 1897."
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Facsimile reprint of the New England primer -- Facsimile reprint of the New England tutor -- Facsimile reprint of Roger's exhortation unto his children -- Cotton Mather's plea for catechising -- Clarke's Saying the catechism -- Facsimile reprint of the Holy Bible in verse -- Bibliography of the New England primer -- Variorum of the New England primer.
Local Note:
Rare Book Room holds copies no. 314 and 165 of 425.
Title Subject:
Format :
Book