2 edition of The New-England primer, enlarged. found in the catalog.
The New-England primer, enlarged.
by Printed by S. Kneeland & T. Green, sold by the booksellers. in Boston
Written in English
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 2927.|
|Contributions||Westminster Assembly (1643-1652).|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||80|
The early history of the New England Primer, America's most famous Schoolbook, is one of the most complex of bibliographic problems, tied up as it is with a more than usually elusive seven- teenth-century printer. So much has to be supplied from conjec- ture, and its original contents can only be guessed. NEW ENGLAND PRIMER For more than years the New England Primer, often called “The Little Bible of New England,” served as the principal textbook for millions of colonists and early American citizens. First compiled and published circa by Benjamin Harris, a British journalist who emigrated to Boston, it gained popularity not only in New England but also throughout .
The New-England primer, enlarged and improved: or, An easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading: Adorned with cuts.: To which is annexed, the Assembly of Divines' catechism. 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. In the 17th century, the schoolbooks in use had been brought over from England. "A facsimile reproduction of the New England primer, from an original published, as nearly as can be determined, between the years and , and now owned by Mr. G.A. Plimpton of New York." -- Foreword. With facsimile of original title page: The New-England primer enlarged: O, an easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading. Adorn'd with.
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 Fac-simile Illustrations and Reproductions The book-lovers' library: Editor: Paul Leicester Ford: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, Original from: the New York Public Library 5/5(2). 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. At the same time, in accordance with the then current educational philosophy, it was designed to provide a basic catechism in the Christian religion. 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.
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SyntaxTextGen not activated"The New England Primer Enlarged ; For the pdf easy attain- ing the true Reading pdf English. To which is added Milk for Babes." He seems to have also published edi- tions of it under a title which would make it more attractive to the Eng- lish public, for in the reign of Queen Anne () he issued what is presumably the same text as his.ALTHOUGH the New Download pdf Primer has been called the Little Bible of New England, and was, next to the Scriptures, the book most read and studied there for more than a century, yet so ironical is the fate of books that it is not exactly known when it first appeared.
Furthermore, of some two million copies that may well have been printed and sold during the eighteenth .The New England Primer was first published between and by English printer Benjamin Harris, who had come to Boston Massachusetts in .