Improved New England Primer Alphabet Reading Primer & Catechism 1886 NH bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Improved New-England Primer ; or an Easy and Pleasant Guide for the Instruction of Children, Containing Many Explanatory Notes and References to the Scriptures, to Which is Annexed The Shorter Catechism as Composed and Agreed Upon by the Reverend Assembly of Divines at Westminster, in England, in the Year 1649, with Explanations of Difficult Words and Phrases in the Answers.
Published 1886, Concord, New Hampshire by Edson C. Eastman.
48 pages. Text in English. Wood cut illustrations.
Publisher's paper wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine paper chipped and covers are loose, corner chipping or creasing, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.