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The New-England primer, improved, or, An easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading : to which is added the Assembly's catechism : adorned with cuts.

Standardized Title:
New England primer.
Other Title:
New England primer
Easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading
Publication:
Boston : Printed by James Loring, sold wholesale and retail at his bookstore, no. 2, Cornhill, [between 1815 and 1826?]
Conference Name:
Westminster Assembly (1643-1652). Shorter catechism.
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
[64] p. : ill. ; 11 cm.
Subjects:
Rogers, John, 1500?-1555.
Readers (Primary)
Children's poetry.
Catechisms, English.
Congregational churches -- Catechisms.
Form/Genre:
Scaleboard (Binding) -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Variant issues noted: issue in hand has title page frame design featuring diamonds and flowers. Page [2] has text beginning with the words, "When thou prayest." Page [2] also features a wood engraving of a boy and a girl kneeling in prayer. Page [61] features a wood engraving of a boy and girl kneeling in prayer before seated parents. Another issue has title page frame design featuring straight lines intertwined with a spiral line. Page [2] has a frontispiece of a boy and girl walking through the forest, with a caption beginning with words, "All good boys and girls." Page [61] features a wood engraving of a man walking with his dog.
First and last leaves attached to paper covers.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy in American scaleboard binding.
Penn Chronology:
[between 1815-1826]
Cited in:
Bristol B10406
Shipton & Mooney 48521
Heartman, C.F. New England primer, 435.
Contributor:
Loring, James, 1770-1850, printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
76892616
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