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The First Book for English Schools [electronic resource]: Or the Rational Schoolmaster's First Assistant: Being a New Method to Avoid Perplexity to the Scholar, and a Great Deal of Unnecessary Trouble to the Teacher. And in a Plain Easy and Pleasing Manner, to Fix the Principles of Religion, as Well as the Knowledge, of Letters, on the Minds of Youth. To Which End It Is Adorn'd With Short, Entertaining, and Instructive Verses, of Various Kinds; Tales, Fables, Riddles, History, Emblems, and Many Other Particulars Entirely New, and Carefully Adapted to the Capacities of Children. 'Tis Calculated to Make Reading Rather a Pleasure Than a Task, and to Answer the End of All Other Books of This Kind, So That Children May Learn to Read Well by This Alone. And Though Adorned With Several Good and Useful Cuts, Is Sold for No More Than Six-Pence, Which Is the Lowest Price That Even the Worst Books of This Size Are Sold for

Parsons, John, Rector of Wilford
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Nottingham : printed by G. Ayscough, and sold by J. Rivington in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London; and by all other Booksellers in Town and Country, [1780?]
Language
English
Description
[4], iii, [1], 109, [1] p. : ill. ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • Preface signed J***, i.e. John Parsons.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
Alston, IV.772
English Short Title Catalog, T35541.
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