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2 edition of The New-England primer, enlarged and much improved found in the catalog.

The New-England primer, enlarged and much improved

The New-England primer, enlarged and much improved

for the more easy attaining the true reading of English. To which is added, The Assembly"s Catechism

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Published by Printed and sold by Joseph & James Crukshank in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers (Primary),
  • Catechisms.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2747.
    ContributionsWestminster Assembly (1643-1652).
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[72] p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18144184M

      First introduced into American education in by Benjamin Harris, The New England Primer was "the beginning textbook for students; until it . 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 John Cotton Joel Munsell, - Catechisms - 80 pages/5(12).

      This is an exact reprint of the edition printed at Boston by Edward Draper. The first edition of the primer was printed as early as but no known copy exists before "The New England Primer" was the first reading primer designed for the American : Martino Fine Books. Many American history books refer to 'The New England Primer,' a textbook first introduced in Boston in Early Americans learned to read using this book and the Bible. Some estimate the annual sales at 20, copies. Total sales over a hundred and fifty years probably topped 3 million copies. This work helped produce a high level of literate, self-governed citizens who valued liberty and /5(4).

    This book is a faithful reproduction of the New England Primer with a very significant exception. The letter "s" in the old English alphabet (represented sometimes by an "s" and other times by what appears to be an "f") has been standardized to the single modern "s.". The book which he recalls from his London poorhouse schooling, which must have taken place some time around the late s, presumably had much in common with later extant pedagogical publications by Benjamin Harris: The Protestant Tutor, first printed in London in , and The New England Primer, which was printed in Boston in numerous.


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In fact, many of the Founding Fathers and their children learned to read from The New England Primer/5. The New England Primer was a book, first published in or shortly prior to that date, intended for use as an instructional school text for young children so that they might be taught how to read.

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THE NEW ENGLAND PRIMER The New England Primer was a textbook used by students in New England and in other English settlements in North America.

It was first printed in Boston in by Benjamin Harris who had published a similar volume in London. It was used by students into the 19th century.

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Crude couplets and woodcut pictures illustrated the alphabet, and the child's prayer that begins "Now I lay me down to sleep" first appeared in this book.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 by Westminster Assembly (). Shorter catechism; Cotton, John, Pages: