The Western Primer, or Introduction to Webster’s Spelling Book. Primers.

The Western Primer, or Introduction to Webster’s Spelling Book.

Cincinnati: Corey, Fairbank, & Webster, 1835. Later printing, the first appearing in 1833. Original pictorial wrappers, 5.75 x 3.75 inches, 35 pages (frontis and last leaf mounted to the wrappers). Frontis, illus. Worn and somewhat soiled; a little later homemade stitching at the foot of the spine; in good condition. Item #18975

An uncommon early little Cincinnati schoolbook; see Morgan 2528 for the original 1833 version. Morgan does not note this 1835 printing. This marks a fairly early example of stereotype plates manufactured by J. A. James in Cincinnati. Early juvenile pencil signature at the head of the front wrapper for one Edith Charles.

Price: $225.00

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