by Printed by T. and J. Fleet, at the Heart & Crown in Cornhill in Boston .
Written in English
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 42132.|
|Contributions||Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748., Cotton, John, 1584-1652., Westminster Assembly (1643-1652).|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||80|
The New-England primer enlarged: O, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. Adorn'd with cuts. To which are added, The Assembly of divines, and Mr. Cotton's catechism, &c. Boston: Printed by E. Draper for B. Larkin, in Cornhill Pages: The New England Primer Enlarged And Improved Or An Easy And Pleasant Guide To The Art Of Reading Adorned With Cuts Also The Catechism Ms Note Author: NEW-ENGLAND PRIMER. ISBN: OCLC A rarity among rare books: The New England Primer Enlarged with an engraved portrait of George Washington attributed to Paul Revere. Among Americana collectors, one of the most desirable class of books remains the 18 th century New England Primer – 17 . The New England Primer [ Edition] (Illustrated): or, An Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading, Adorned with Cuts; to Which is Added, the Catechism. (Treasure Trove Classics)/5(6).
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. Over five million copies of the book were sold. The New-England Primer, the principal textbook for millions of colonists and early Americans. First compiled and published about by Benjamin Harris, a British journalist who emigrated to Boston, the primer remained in use for more than years. The New England Primer [ Edition] (Illustrated): or, An Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading, Adorned with Cuts; to Which is Added, the Catechism. (Treasure Trove Classics)Cited by: 1. Description: The New England Primer was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies. It became the most successful educational textbook published in 18th century America and it became the foundation of most schooling before the s.
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 of the version used in many schools during the Founding Era/5(10). THE NEW ENGLAND PRIMER edition. A Divine Song of Praise to GOD, for a Child, by the Rev. Dr. Watts. HOW glorious is our heavenly King, I leave you here a little book for you to look upon, That you may see your father's face when he is dead and gone: Who for the hope of heavenly things. The New-England primer, enlarged. For the more easy attaining the true reading of English.: To which is added, the Assembly of Divines catechism. Westminster Assembly (). Shorter catechism. Boston:: Printed by S. Kneeland & T. Green, sold by the booksellers., Subject terms. 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. Advertisement - story continues below Scholars agree that most, if not all, of the Founding Fathers were taught to read and write using The New England Primer, a textbook which is Author: Steve Straub.