New England Primer Burning of John Rogers c. 1850 illustrated juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The New England Primer, Containing The Assembly's Catechism; The Account of the Burning of John Rogers; A Dialogue Between Christ, a Youth, and the Devil.
Published c. 1850, Worcester, Massachusetts by William Allen.
64 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with woodcut illustrations, including a frontis of Isaac Watts.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, pictorial paper covered boards.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding rubbed and age worn as typical for juveniles of this era, hinges repaired in past, 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.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W.