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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.

Author: John Cotton
Publisher: Aledo, Tex. : WallBuilder Press, 1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An early American textbook for beginning readers, that includes a rhyming alphabet, Bible questions, and Shorter Catechism, with original woodcut illustrations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cotton
ISBN: 092527917X 9780925279170
OCLC Number: 27343989
Notes: Facsimile of: Boston : Printed by Edward Draper, 1777.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 14 cm.
Other Titles: Primer

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An early American textbook for beginning readers, that includes a rhyming alphabet, Bible questions, and Shorter Catechism, with original woodcut illustrations.

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The first textbook ever printed in America

by lettermen2 (WorldCat user published 2015-03-03) Excellent Permalink

"THE NEW ENGLAND PRIMER was the first textbook ever printed in America and was used to teach reading and Bible lessons in our schools until the twentieth century. In fact, many of the Founders and their children learned to read from THE PRIMER. This pocket-size edition is an historical reprint...
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